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News Summary http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk­wales­23308215 Two servicemen from the military have died during a training exercise in very hot conditions in the Brecon Beacons. A third serviceman is in a serious condition and therefore in hospital. An investigation took place and it is understood that no ammunition was involved. The investigation will focus on the weather conditions and the training exercises. The death occurred on the hottest day of Wales this year reaching an astonishing 30C in Powys. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine­23356578 When summer arrives there are usually a lot of wasps swarming around peoples barbecues, ice­creams, picnics etc but this year the numbers have decreased by a lot.
Experts say, an unseasonal spell of good weather in late February last year is being blamed. It resulted in mated queen wasps coming out of hibernation early. This might mean good to some people but mostly bad because wasps are part of the balance of nature. For example, they eat insects that many people consider to be pests. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health­23408949 This particular spider called the Brown Recluse Spider bites more than 7000 people each year. The bite causes serious skin Lesions and even worse, death. The Brown
Recluse Spider is about 6­20mm long and their bite is painless but their venom can cause large sores and lesions through dermo­necrosis.
Scientists in Brazil have produced this new anti­venom where you get injected by it which makes you immune from the Brown Recluse Spider. The anti­venom might sound good but it comes with its own risk because when making this antidote animals are involved in the production process.
The venom is milked from thousands of Brown Recluse Spiders then injected into horses. This triggers an immune response that creates a life­saving anti­venom for us.
But unfortunately this reduces the horses life span. Title: Spiders die early for healing anti­venom production Introduction: Scientists in Brazil produces new anti­venom to combat against the
Brown Recluse Spider which bites up to 7,000 people each year.

Interesting Facts: Adult brown recluse spiders often live about one to two years.
Each female produces several egg sacs over a period of two to three months, from May to July, with approximately fifty eggs in each sac. The eggs hatch in about one month.
The spiderlings take about one year to grow to adulthood. The brown recluse spider is resilient and can tolerate up to six months of extreme drought and scarcity or absence of food. On one occasion it survived in controlled captivity for over five seasons without food. Information/Discussion: This particular spider called the Brown Recluse Spider bites more than 7000 people each year. The bite causes serious skin Lesions and even worse, death. The Brown Recluse Spider is about 6­20mm long and their bite is painless but their venom can cause large sores and lesions through dermo­necrosis.
Scientists in Brazil have produced this new anti­venom where you get injected by it which makes you immune from the Brown Recluse Spider. The anti­venom might sound good but it comes with its own risk because when making this antidote animals are involved in the production process.
The venom is milked from thousands of Brown Recluse Spiders then injected into horses. This triggers an immune response that creates a life­saving anti­venom for us.
But drastically reduces the horses life span. Conclusion: Even though the horses life span is reduced we humans still need the anti­venom. Despite the high cost of production if you live in a country with many dangerous creatures it is necessary to be able to combat the dangers to life. Annually there has been a competition called the “Man vs Horse Race” where competitors race against a horse. This competition was designed to show that humans can beat horses regularly in distance running. The first human to beat…