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Rare spider back from brink

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The ladybird spider, which was thought to have disappeared for good, has increased in numbers over recent years and is now being given a new lease of life in a nature reserve in Dorset.

Toby Branston, warden of the RSPB reserve at Arne, describes the heath that is ready for a new community of spiders.


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