The largest and most impressive genus in the Nephilidae is Nephila. Females are large, measuring 15 – 40 mm in length, with a leg span of 100 – 120 mm, while the male is only about 5 – 9 mm,...read more
The African red toad is a fairly large species with adults reaching about 90 millimetres (3.5 in) in snout-to-vent length, females being slightly larger than males. The upper surface is reddish-brown with a pair of dark brown spots on the...read more
Araneus apricus, or green-pea spider, is a nocturnal orb weaving spider from South Africa. These nocturnal web orb web dwellers build their orb webs at night to catch a prey and remove it early next morning.
Achatina fulica is a species of land snail in the family Achatinidae, known commonly as the giant African snail or giant African land snail. Outside of its native range this snail thrives in many types of habitat in areas with...read more
Medium sized (body length 7mm), shiny. Head and pronotum black with yellow markings. Elytra black with pattern of red or yellow patches. Larvae black with yellow markings and ransverse row of 6 short tubercles on each abdominal segment. Adults and...read more