The spiders on show are definitely eye-catching.
The Tarantulas of the World exhibition shows spiders from the Venezuela rain forest that reach the size of a plate, as well as smaller and more colourful kinds from Africa, India and Oceania. Over 200 photographs illustrate the environment of these eight-leged animals.
Visitors will also find scorpions, galley worms and cockroaches at the show, all of which come from the collection of Michal Šesták, from Nitra. The organisers assured SITA the animals are safely closed in glass terrariums.
26. Jun 2006 at 0:00 | From press reports