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A common water strider (Aquarius remigis) at the St. Louis Zoo.
A male wolf spider (Schizocosa tristani) from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Panama blonde tarantula (Psalmopoeus pulcher) at the Omaha Zoo.
Fringed ornamental tarantula (Poecilotheria ornata) at the Omaha Zoo.
Singapore blue tarantula (Lampropelma violaceopes) at the Omaha Zoo.
Fagerlund scorpion (Vaejovis fagerlundi) at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center.
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