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Name a spider after yourself. Or don’t.

Matthew Chatfield
Name a spider

The latest wheeze for raising funds for biodiversity… name a spider after yourself, or indeed after anything. The Queensland Museum of Australia has a cunning take on the normal ‘sponsor a /insert big-eyed furry darling here/’ fundraising model. You can now actually pay them a mere

Matthew Chatfield

Uncooperative crusty. Unofficial Isle of Wight cultural ambassador. Conservation, countryside and the environment, with extra stuff about spiders.

One thought on “Name a spider after yourself. Or don’t.

  • I laughed at the last paragraph. thanks for brightening my day.


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