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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Arachnids fascinate young childrenby catching harmful insects like mosquitoes and flies. Are there female spiders
Arachnids fascinate young children
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
by catching harmful insects like mosquitoes and flies. Are there female spiders carrying white sacs of eggs? Research if Daddy Long Legs are really spiders. Adults and children may discuss what facts they learn and use different geometric shapes... Read more
14d
chroniclelive
Brace yourself as 200 billion daddy longlegs invade our homesAAGHHHHHHH..... They’re coming and they’re coming in their thousands. Experts
Brace yourself as 200 billion daddy longlegs invade our homes
chroniclelive / Posted 14 days ago
AAGHHHHHHH..... They’re coming and they’re coming in their thousands. Experts have said that a plague of 200 BILLION daddy longlegs will crawl and colonise their way up through Britain - up towards the North East - thanks to a warm and wet... Read more
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express
Are the spiders in YOUR home poisonous? Expert identifies common creatures on This Morningsaid: “These are the most common and they live in corners, eating flies and woo
Are the spiders in YOUR home poisonous? Expert identifies common creatures on This Morning
express / Posted 14 days ago
said: “These are the most common and they live in corners, eating flies and woodlouse.” Next was the crane fly aka the daddy long legs. Dr Sarah said: “Despite reports, the numbers are not increasing. You find them on your windowsill, and they... Read more
15d
Football365
Football365's top ten overhead kicks...described by the Guardian’s Dom Fifield as ‘an elastic right-footed scissor-kic
Football365's top ten overhead kicks...
Football365 / Posted 15 days ago
described by the Guardian’s Dom Fifield as ‘an elastic right-footed scissor-kick’. Crouch resembled a break-dancing daddy-long-legs as he somehow kept his elongated frame in mid air for long enough to connect with the ball perfectly and... Read more
16d
This is Oxfordshire
False widows and other spiders flood houses for spider mating seasonARACHNOPHOBES beware – spider season is here. Sex-crazed house spiders are inv
False widows and other spiders flood houses for spider mating season
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 16 days ago
ARACHNOPHOBES beware – spider season is here. Sex-crazed house spiders are invading living rooms hunting for mates, daddy long-legs are frantically trying to find hot dates on windowsills and Oxford residents have been seeing a lot more of the UK's... Read more
16d
Oxford Mail
False widows and other spiders flood houses for spider mating seasonARACHNOPHOBES beware – spider season is here. Sex-crazed house spiders are inv
False widows and other spiders flood houses for spider mating season
Oxford Mail / Posted 16 days ago
ARACHNOPHOBES beware – spider season is here. Sex-crazed house spiders are invading living rooms hunting for mates, daddy long-legs are frantically trying to find hot dates on windowsills and Oxford residents have been seeing a lot more of the UK's... Read more
16d
The Daily Mercury
Coast beach turns into an octopus's gardentaipan. Steer well clear of these in the water. The most venomous snake in the
Coast beach turns into an octopus's garden
The Daily Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
taipan. Steer well clear of these in the water. The most venomous snake in the world but, much like the cellar spider (daddy long legs), its fangs aren't all that powerful, meaning they'd struggle to puncture skin through a wetsuit. But with... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Coast beach turns into an octopus's gardentaipan. Steer well clear of these in the water. The most venomous snake in the
Coast beach turns into an octopus's garden
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
taipan. Steer well clear of these in the water. The most venomous snake in the world but, much like the cellar spider (daddy long legs), its fangs aren't all that powerful, meaning they'd struggle to puncture skin through a wetsuit. But with... Read more
16d
birminghammail
Readers: People should be EMBARRASSED wearing pyjamas outsidein public. Those reasons: 1) you had to flee from your house during the night b
Readers: People should be EMBARRASSED wearing pyjamas outside
birminghammail / Posted 16 days ago
in public. Those reasons: 1) you had to flee from your house during the night because of a fire or 2) An armed trespassing daddy long legs visits your bedroom with a residence order.” Lucy Weighall: “No excuse whatsoever. Have a bit of pride and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
As Victoria showcases age of innovation, here are the era's invention flopswere even put forward for a pneumatic railway under the English Channel in 1869
As Victoria showcases age of innovation, here are the era's invention flops
Daily Mirror / Posted 19 days ago
were even put forward for a pneumatic railway under the English Channel in 1869. But none of the schemes took off'Daddy Long Legs' Electric Seashore RailwayThe Daddy Long Legs made its first journey – or maiden voyage – on November 28,... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Prepare for invasion of 200 BILLION giant daddy longlegsmaxima, which has a leg span of up to four inches, is also spreading north beca
Prepare for invasion of 200 BILLION giant daddy longlegs
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
maxima, which has a leg span of up to four inches, is also spreading north because of warming temperatures. Billions of daddy long legs will hatch out because of the warm, wet summer Buglife's Rory Dimond said: "They are gradually spreading... Read more
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express
UK set for invasion of 200 BILLION daddy long legs - including HUGE foreign breedThe UK is bracing itself for an invasion of daddy long legs Experts are warnin
UK set for invasion of 200 BILLION daddy long legs - including HUGE foreign breed
express / Posted 20 days ago
The UK is bracing itself for an invasion of daddy long legs Experts are warning that there could be a boom in the insects – otherwise known as crane flies – as the UK can anticipate a warmer than average autumn. Charity Buglife is expecting... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Bad news if you're creeped out by daddy longlegs - expect to see A LOT moreBritain is set to be invaded by a plague of 200 BILLION daddy long legs thanks
Bad news if you're creeped out by daddy longlegs - expect to see A LOT more
Daily Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Britain is set to be invaded by a plague of 200 BILLION daddy long legs thanks to the warm, wet summer. The insects - also known as crane flies - are a common sight in UK homes and are completely harmless. And experts say we should expect to see a... Read more
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20d
birminghammail
Prepare for invasion of 200 billion daddy-long-legsA record number of daddy-long-legs are set to hatch this autumn, according to a
Prepare for invasion of 200 billion daddy-long-legs
birminghammail / Posted 20 days ago
A record number of daddy-long-legs are set to hatch this autumn, according to a warning fro experts. The warm weather will see 200 billions of the insects hit the country. Daddy-long-legs, also known as crane flies, have had the perfect weather... Read more
21d
Daily Star
Apocalyptic invasion of 200 BILLION bugs FOUR INCHES LONG coming to UK homesCOMING: Around 200 billion of the bugs are set to hatch and enter UK homes Cra
Apocalyptic invasion of 200 BILLION bugs FOUR INCHES LONG coming to UK homes
Daily Star / Posted 21 days ago
COMING: Around 200 billion of the bugs are set to hatch and enter UK homes Crane flies – commonly known as Daddy Long Legs – are getting ready to hatch from their underground nests in enormous numbers. This is because the combination of a hot... Read more
22d
EveningTimes Online
Giant spiders set to invade Scottish homes- here is how you can stop themwill find a way back in again. "If you're okay with some spiders but not the b
Giant spiders set to invade Scottish homes- here is how you can stop them
EveningTimes Online / Posted 22 days ago
will find a way back in again. "If you're okay with some spiders but not the big hairy ones there are spiders known as daddy long legs spiders that specialise in catching and eating the big spiders." Some people reckon that spiders hate cedar... Read more
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22d
heraldscotland
Giant spiders set to invade Scottish homes- here is how to stop themwill find a way back in again. "If you're okay with some spiders but not the b
Giant spiders set to invade Scottish homes- here is how to stop them
heraldscotland / Posted 22 days ago
will find a way back in again. "If you're okay with some spiders but not the big hairy ones there are spiders known as daddy long legs spiders that specialise in catching and eating the big spiders." Some people reckon that spiders hate cedar... Read more
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22d
Greenock Telegraph
Giant spiders set to invade Scottish homes- here is how you can stop themwill find a way back in again. "If you're okay with some spiders but not the b
Giant spiders set to invade Scottish homes- here is how you can stop them
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
will find a way back in again. "If you're okay with some spiders but not the big hairy ones there are spiders known as daddy long legs spiders that specialise in catching and eating the big spiders." Some people reckon that spiders hate cedar... Read more
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22d
EveningTimes Online
Sex-crazed giant spiders set to invade Glasgow homes- here is how to stop them!will find a way back in again. "If you're okay with some spiders but not the b
Sex-crazed giant spiders set to invade Glasgow homes- here is how to stop them!
EveningTimes Online / Posted 22 days ago
will find a way back in again. "If you're okay with some spiders but not the big hairy ones there are spiders known as daddy long legs spiders that specialise in catching and eating the big spiders." Some people reckon that spiders hate cedar... Read more
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22d
express
MILLIONS of sex-crazed spiders could invade YOUR home - but HERE is how to stop themwill find a way back in again. “If you're okay with some spiders but not the b
MILLIONS of sex-crazed spiders could invade YOUR home - but HERE is how to stop them
express / Posted 22 days ago
will find a way back in again. “If you're okay with some spiders but not the big hairy ones there are spiders known as daddy long legs spiders that specialise in catching and eating the big spiders.“ They have just matured in the autumn.... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Spiders in the house? Here's what you need to knowArachnological Society, the types of spider you are likely to see are: House s
Spiders in the house? Here's what you need to know
Nottingham Post / Posted 22 days ago
Arachnological Society, the types of spider you are likely to see are: House spider; Pink Prowler; Spitting Spider; Daddy Long-legs Spider; Long-legged Cellar Spider; Jumping Spider (mainly on outside walls);Missing Sector Orb Weaver (mainly... Read more
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Queensland Times
Win All Natural for Hannahrecord. English has only collected a handful of provincial wins although it is
Win All Natural for Hannah
Queensland Times / Posted 23 days ago
record. English has only collected a handful of provincial wins although it is now two at Ipswich after winning aboard Daddy Long Legs back in April. After riding for just over a year, she has 47 wins at a handy 15% strike rate with most of... Read more
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The Comet
‘We know the town cherishes this place’ – Champagne reception as Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema celebrates 80th birthdayCinemascope films, and at the reopening on September 12 visitors again saw Fred
‘We know the town cherishes this place’ – Champagne reception as Letchworth’s Broadway Cinema celebrates 80th birthday
The Comet / Posted 25 days ago
Cinemascope films, and at the reopening on September 12 visitors again saw Fred Astaire – this time with Leslie Caron in Daddy Long Legs. It is said that the Beatles were scheduled to play at the cinema in 1963, but cancelled after becoming... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Autumn arts almanacOctober's Irish romantic comedy "Outside Mullingar" (runs Oct. 5-30 at Mountain
Autumn arts almanac
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 25 days ago
October's Irish romantic comedy "Outside Mullingar" (runs Oct. 5-30 at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts) and "Daddy Long Legs," a musical by the creator of TheatreWorks' mega-hit "Emma" set in suffragette-era New England (runs Nov.... Read more
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birminghammail
A rising tide of cannibal spiders are heading to your houseby a giant spider in a bag of bananas she bought this week. Read More Pholcid
A rising tide of cannibal spiders are heading to your house
birminghammail / Posted 25 days ago
by a giant spider in a bag of bananas she bought this week. Read More Pholcids, also known as a more friendly title of “daddy-long legs”, have become more prevalent because of warm conditions, according to experts. Experts at the British... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Autumn arts almanacOctober's Irish romantic comedy "Outside Mullingar" (runs Oct. 5-30 at Mountain
Autumn arts almanac
Mountain View Voice / Posted 26 days ago
October's Irish romantic comedy "Outside Mullingar" (runs Oct. 5-30 at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts) and "Daddy Long Legs," a musical by the creator of TheatreWorks' mega-hit "Emma" set in suffragette-era New England (runs Nov.... Read more
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Daily Star
Cannibal spiders hit UK: Killer flesh-eating arachnids set to invade Britain's homesThe ravenous arachnids are due to infest our shores this winter in search of wa
Cannibal spiders hit UK: Killer flesh-eating arachnids set to invade Britain's homes
Daily Star / Posted 26 days ago
The ravenous arachnids are due to infest our shores this winter in search of warm homes to gorge on their prey. Dubbed "Daddy Long Legs" spiders because of their spindly palm-sized limbs, the eight-legged beasts hunt out cosy homes with central... Read more
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