Monthly Archives:: October 2011

How much do you know about spiders?

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Which of the following statements are false? Spiders are insects. “Arachnid” is just a fancy name for spider. You can always tell a spider because it has eight legs. All spiders make webs. The orb web (round or “geometric” web) is a “normal” spider web. A “daddy-longlegs” is a kind of spider.

Missouri Numbers

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Percentage of US landmass 2 Rank in number of native species 21 Major natural communities 16 Distinctive natural communities 85 Forest communities 15 Woodland communities 18 Annual value of wood harvesting & processing 3,000,000,000