• Question: What areas in the UK do the fen raft spider have the highest population?

    Asked by umaimah12 to Fen Raft Spider on 23 Nov 2017.
    • Photo: Fen Raft Spider

      Fen Raft Spider answered on 23 Nov 2017:

      We only have three known population in the UK, which is why we are so rare! One is Redgrave fen at the source of the River Waveney on the Norfolk/Suffolk border, another is Pevensey Levels in SE England and the third is the Pant-y-Sais National Nature Reserve in south Wales.
      As part of our conservation efforts, scientists are moving us to new areas so that our populations are not so vulnerable.