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Question: How small do you start off when you are born and how big is your maximum size?
Asked by aimeebrown04 to Fen Raft Spider on 21 Nov 2017.
Fen Raft Spider
answered on 21 Nov 2017:
I am less than a millimeter long when I am born but I reach a body size of up to about the same size as a 50p coin and my legs are several cm long
why do you only grow a few millimetres each year
Are these species collected from UK?
Which animal has the closest DNA to humans ?
why do you sequence plants
what you feed on?
What areas in the UK are the tree lichen most populated?
What properties of this bacteria allow it to photosynthesise and why is this the only prokaryotes to produce oxygen?
How do you replicate/reproduce?
Which kingdom of living organisms do each of you believe have the most to offer from being sequenced and why? Thank you
what happens to the spiricles when the spider is on the water?
How strong is the fen raft spider silk?
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And the winning species in the Flourishing Zone is...
is it more expensive to sequence larger organisms
Are you a threat to other native insect/ spider species if your numbers do continue to grow?
How did you get interested in this and what are you planning to research in the future?
Are you a danger to animals or humans in anyway?