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Expedition Report: Norman Platnick in Chile


The Expedition Report podcast series offers an insider’s look at what it’s like to live and work in the field. In this episode, curator emeritus Norman Platnick treks through the highly diverse habitats of Chile in search of spider species found nowhere else in the world.

Tags: Spiders, Podcasts

Emperor Scorpion

New Scorplings in Spiders Alive

On Exhibit posts

When Spiders Alive! returns to the Museum this Friday, July 4 —two years after the exhibition’s debut—for some of the featured arachnids, it won’t be a question of coming back. As it turns out, they never left—and some have even multiplied. 

Tags: Spiders

Chilean Rose Tarantula in Hand

Spiders Alive! Returns July 4

On Exhibit posts

These incredibly versatile animals inhabit every continent except Antarctica—and can survive in environments that range from deserts to rain forests to crowded cities. Discover the fascinating world of arachnids when the live-animal exhibit Spiders Alive! returns to the Museum on July 4.

Tags: Spiders, invertebrate zoology


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