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The Wild Episode

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Nov 18, 2022

The Vampire Jumping Spider feeds - in part - on blood. Often, human blood. But how it does it makes it one of the most extraordinary spiders in the world ...

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Opening & Closing Themes: Running Waters and Acoustic Meditation by Audionautix (Jason Shaw), from CC BY 3.0.

Modified versions of: Wax by Nctrnm, CC BY 3.0; Murmur, Leer and Ah! by Mystery Mammal, CC BY 4.0