posted on Aug, 11 2011 @ 09:38 AM
One of Britain's rarest spiders is being reintroduced at a nature preserve in Dorset. Ladybird spiders were once feared to be extinct in the UK but
recently numbers have been rising. On Thursday, a new colony is being moved to a species-rich heathland reserve.
Read the whole article here
This is amazing! An almost extict species has been brought back from the brink and is being reintroduced. Sadly, only about 30 will be released, but
there are more than a thousand in captive breeding. I'm not a big fan of spiders, in general, but I'm pulling for these little guys. It would be
so frightening to have your species nearly go extinct.