Crea­ture of the night

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QRINA PRETORIUS from Trichardt writes: I stayed over in Skukuza dur­ing April. Af­ter din­ner, I walked through the rest camp with my torch. That’s when I found this in­sect. Can you tell me what it is?

AEn­to­mol­o­gist DUN­CAN MACFADYEN says: Rina, I am jeal­ous. This is an African whip spi­der and it’s sel­dom seen. It’s

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