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 wishing to kill such a fine specimen, exerted himself to the utmost to capture -the -the taran tula, but the big insect eluded every ef fort, every now and then jumping a distance 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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