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Old 12-03-2011, 06:48 AM   #1
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Default World’s largest insect discovered in New Zealand

The claim of the world's largest insect being found on a New Zealand island has a lot of qualifications attached: See PhotoBlog - World's biggest bug? That depends... for details.
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btw, my spider is still in the corner of the dining room, but there are no flying bugs to get caught in the web. Can it survive not eating?
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btw, my spider is still in the corner of the dining room, but there are no flying bugs to get caught in the web. Can it survive not eating?
Depending on the species, some spiders can go for a very long time between meals - up to 9 months in some cases! See ESA Online Journals - Responses to Starvation in the Spiders Lycosa Lenta Hentz and Filistata Hibernalis (Hentz)
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