Andrew Crowe |64 pages | paperback
- Some 60 New Zealand spiders and their relatives (both common and rare) are covered; described here and illustrated with 130 photographs.
- A simple way to identify New Zealand’s native and introduced spiders.
- In this new companion to his award-winning Which New Zealand Insect? Andrew Crowe showcases New Zealand spiders, with practical details on how, when and where to find them.
- The author continues in his typically entertaining style to weave in many odd and surprising acts – such as how best to eat big spiders, which ones fly, and how to use spider webs for catching fish or for stopping flying bullets.
You can also learn here:
- Which spiders somersault or jump
- Which spiders walk on water, live under the sea or in caves
- Whether the whitetailed spider really is dangerous
- How to findand recognise a native katipo spider
- Which spiders brave slime to feed on garden snails
- Who wins when a hunting wasp goes after a trapdoor spider