Small man syndrome

Is this the definition of courage? A male Golden Orb-weaver (Nephila pilipes) on the back of an enormous female. While the mature female will continue build webs and capture food for the duration of her life, the male’s focus in now upon mating – even if it costs him his…

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Minibeast Wildlife’s Spider ID app

We are currently producing an Australian spider identification app which will be available later this year. We have a constant stream of ID requests that arrive via email, and our Facebook pages (Minibeast Wildlife and Australian Spiders), so the idea was born from necessity. The app will be aimed at the…

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Minibeast TV now up and running

A little while back we trialed some short informative videos under the banner of Minibeast TV. These were really well received and we are happy to say that we will now be producing more of them on an ongoing basis. They will be shared on our Facebook page, on our You…

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