European garden spider
This animation demonstrates the anatomy of spiders through the example of a common European species.
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While the density of spider silk is less than that of nylon filaments, its tensile strength is greater than that of steel.
One of the best known species of spiders, often kept as pets. Its bite is not fatal for humans.
The poisonous bite of the Chilean recluse spider poses a serious threat to human health.
The cockchafer (or maybug) is a widespread bug in Europe. Its larvae, known as chafer grubs are considered a pest.
A type of large freshwater crayfish widespread in Europe.
Honeybees produce a sweet and nutritious substance, honey.
The fat-tailed scorpion is one of the world's most dangerous scorpions.
The large white butterfly is a common species of butterflies, through which we demonstrate the anatomy of butterflies.
Larvae of this type of mayflies spend the first three years of their lives in water, their adult lives last for only one day which they use for mating.
This 3D introduces a centipede species widespread in the Mediterranean.
The Northern white-breasted hedgehog rolls into a ball to protect itself.
A widespread snail species, also popular as food.
An ant colony consist of a queen, male ants and workers.
With the example of the stag beetle we demonstrate how insects' muscles function, how insects fly and how they reproduce.
Tardigrades can survive in extreme environments, they can even stay alive in outer space.
The ancestors of Arachnida and Crustacea belonged to the class Trilobita.
The anatomy of annelids is demonstrated through the example of the common earthworm.
Jellyfish are free-swimming marine animals, a species of Cnidaria, the most ancient group of Eumetazoans.
One of the most common types of flatworms.
The most ancient group of animals, they live underwater, lack real tissues and body symmetry.