Spiders Alive Exhibit At The American Museum Of History

spidersIn Spiders Alive! visitors can explore spiders’ anatomy, diversity, venom, silk, and behavior including little-known defensive mechanisms such as mimicry and noise-making. In addition to live arachnids, including 16 spider species that range from the goliath bird eater, one of the largest spiders in the world, to the western black widow—the exhibition features larger-than-life models, videos, and fossils. Museum staff will be handling live arachnids for visitors to see up close.

Spiders Alive! is open through November 29, 2015. Central Park West at 79th Street.

For additional details visit http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/spiders-alive

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