The tarantula seemed to be in a vicious mood

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The tarantula seemed to be in a vicious mood - Air. Ditmars opened the lid of the clear box...
Air. Ditmars opened the lid of the clear box and walked cautiously toward the big spiaer. Tne tarantula, however, - who seemed to be in a vicious mood, darted straight lor Mr. Ditmars with the speed of a bee's flight. Mr. Ditmars Jumped to one siae, ana tne insect continued us course across the room, finally stopping under the table on Which Mr. Ditmars s friend had taken refuge. Mr. Ditmars, fearing that the spider might crawl away in some nook or corner where he could not be found, and not wishing to kill such a fine specimen, exerted himself to the utmost to capture -the taran tula, but the big insect eluded every ef fort, every now and then jumping a distance of two or three feet, and sprinting with a peculiar gliding motion. Finally

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 29 Dec 1901, Sun,
  3. Page 20

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