Jurgen Otto is known as the Peacock Spider Man. He drives hours and hours to find amazing, tiny spiders so he can take pictures and movies of them for science.
Posts tagged as “Australia”
A group in Australia working to protect animals has completed the world’s largest cat-proof fence. Next, the group will bring back animals that lived in the area long ago.
Police thought there might be a bomb in a bag someone had left at the Adelaide Airport. But instead of a bomb, they found a bunny.
Scientists in Australia have shown that bees seem to understand the idea of zero. Up until now only a few animals with larger brains have shown this skill.
Tourists in Australia are being warned not to feed the kangaroos. Not only is human food bad for the kangaroos, it is also causing the kangaroos to attack humans.
Scientists at Curtin University in Australia say that the world's oldest known spider has died. The trapdoor spider, known as "Number 16", was 43 years old.
Over 500 people had to leave a library in Australia because of a possible gas leak. The problem turned out to be a stinky piece of rotting fruit.
A group in London has made a list of reptiles that are in danger. These animals are weird and wonderful, and may not last long if they are not protected.
A bushfire burned about ten square miles of land near Sydney this weekend. Hot weather and strong winds made the fire worse, but it is almost under control now.
A college student almost failed a course because her professor did not know that Australia was both a continent and a country.
The Australian government got rid of some old filing cabinets. The people who bought the cabinets found top secret documents inside.