Join our curators of entomology and vertebrate zoology as we explore the creatures that creep, crawl, and slither through our province.
Robb Bennett, a phenomenal researcher, educates us about how he documents the diversity of the spider population in BC (over 900 species!), and reveals some secrets about the process.
This Week In History - Season 10 Episode 3. Oct 26, 2021
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Black Widow Spiders
There are almost nine hundred species of spiders in British Columbia, including the Black Widow. They are famous for their bite, but, Claudia Copley, entomology collection manager at the Royal BC Museum, says there is actually no reason to fear the eight legged creatures. From This Week in History Season 6 Episode 8.