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Rare spider species found in UK cemetery

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A rare species of spider which lives in darkness has been found in the vaults of Highgate Cemetery in north London, a wildlife trust has said.

The orb weaver spider Meta bourneti was found in the vaults of the Egyptian Avenue of the cemetery in Islington.

Experts said this was the first time the species, which measures more than 30mm, had been recorded in London.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...london-21107807

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Thats what you get for bringing all those mummies back from Egypt England and using them for firwood !!

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I will decline to click on the thread as I do not like spiders and instead reply with........... KILLIT!! NOW!!

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This story warms the Gothic cockles of mty heart.

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The spider species require total darkness, even at night, and the sealed vaults which had remained closed for years were the ideal dwelling for them.

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So why have they opened the vaults? maybe best not to interfer with the dead! I would like to know why they even felt they needed to open these vaults after all these years.

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Guess its better to live with the dead than die with the living.

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