A spider presumed extinct in Britain for almost half a century has made a remarkable comeback thanks to habitat restoration. Two National Trust volunteers were astonished to find the rare Diamond spider (Thanatus formicinus) while searching for arachnids in heathland at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire. The spider has only been recorded in the UK on […]

via Diamond spider presumed extinct discovered for the first time in almost 50 years — National Trust Press Office