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Ministry hunts for black widow spider

Tuesday 27 May 2014 | Published in Environment

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Ministry hunts for black widow spider
Dr Maja Poeschko with a sample of the black widow spiders found at a freight warehouse at the Rarotonga airport. 14052317

The Ministry of Agriculture is trying to work out when and how venomous black widow spiders managed to enter the Cook Islands without being detected.

The Ministry of Agriculture is trying to work out when and how venomous black widow spiders managed to enter the Cook Islands without being detected.


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