Thanks to Mike for bringing this to my attention.
Longleat has been inundated with spiders and they’re going to grow pretty big!
The Wiltshire attraction has taken on 52 baby Desertas wolf spiders, one of the worlds rarest, to try and help safeguard the species.
It’s thought only around 4,000 of them survive in the wild, living on an uninhabited island off the coast of Maderia.
As well as being a critically endangered species the breed is also one of the largest in the world with a leg-span of 13cm. Read the full article HERE