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New Spider Species Cerbalus aravensis (3 of 3)

Caption: A new and previously unknown species of spider has been discovered in the dune of the Sands of Samar in the southern Arava region by a team of scientists from the Department of Biology in the University of Haifa-Oranim. Unfortunately, its habitat is endangered. "The discovery of this new spider illustrates our obligation to preserve the dune," says Dr. Shanas, who headed the team of scientists.

Credit: Photo by Roy Talbi, courtesy of the University of Haifa

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