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Small-town doctor Jeff Daniels confronts thousands of delinquent spiders in highly diverting creepy-crawly chiller.
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We're looking forward to welcoming our furry and creepy-crawly guests, and just hope they'll be on their best behaviour during their visit.
SCIENTISTS in Japan have devised a creepy-crawly Christmas gift - socks made from spider silk.
In fact, the creepy-crawly could survive a nuclear bomb and some have even been known to live for a week after losing their head
Dr Paul Selden, an arachnid expert at the University of Manchester, was allowed special access and found the ``spider'' was in fact more crab than creepy-crawly.
The brand, called Bushtucker, will feature creepy-crawly jellies in the shape of grasshoppers, cockroaches, millipedes and witchety grubs with a liquid centre.
A range of activities, also including the young birdwatchers' club and the creepy-crawly club, have been put together for youngsters between April 5 and April 16.
GUESTS at the weekly Housebug Party theme night at the Sage Club, Berlin, have to eat a fried creepy-crawly before being allowed in.
In this case, that's the creepy-crawly creatures that populate the music business.
Yesterday environmental health officers at Wansbeck District Council were trying to identify the creepy-crawly and are looking for a spider enthusiast to take it off their hands.