[LMB] being scared, was OT: Australia (was Take Care)

Katherine Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Mon Jan 3 23:35:22 GMT 2011


On Jan 2, 2011, at 8:13 PM, I wrote:

> At 08:49 AM 1/3/2011, Katherine Collett wrote:
> 
>> Do the big Australian spiders survive in freezing climates?
> Freezing Climates? We don't really have them. A cold mainland winter occasionally has a day with a sub-zero high, but it is rare, and only in the south. A winters day in the north is usually about the mid 20s ( mid to high 60s F).

Yeah, but I was wondering about those spiders accidentally exported to New Zealand and Japan and other parts of the world.  Will they survive in colder climes?  Will they breed???

Katherine


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