Deserta Grande wolf spider (Hogna ingens) | Photo: Pedro Cardoso, License: CC BY 4.0

Creatures-Podcast: Deserta Grande wolf spider

Published on the YouTube channel of Citizen Conservation the 31.03.2022. | By: Jakob Hein

A profile of the Deserta Grande wolf spider: the species is critically endangered and depends on conservation breeding under human care – such as in zoos and aquariums – to survive.

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Note: The podcast also covers the pioneering work from Bristol Zoo, about which we have already reported.

Erstzucht einer der seltensten Spinnen der Welt

This shows, once again, how important ex situ breeding is.

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