Monthly Archives: August 2015

  Although perhaps named by a bunch of theatrical pagans, the Goliath bird-eating spider is genuinely pretty terrifying. It is the largest spider by mass in the world, surpassed only by the huntsman which still holds the title for the longest pins. They dwell in northern South America, inhabiting deep burrows in marshy rainforests. These magnificent arachnids have been known to grow to the size of a young puppy, with the largest… Read More

  Just six months ago Putin was in favour amongst the tabloids, with a touching story of releasing three orphan Amur tigers into the wild. Six months on and the balance appears restored, as the same tigers have invaded China and slaughtered local farmers’ livestock. This has naturally been seen as a passive aggressive move from the Russian President, in a cunning scheme designed to target China where it will hit them hardest…. Read More