Part of Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown appears as the greyish area in the lower left corner.
This satellite image covers an area of 32 x 45 km (20 x 28 mi).
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Recently the lab has also started to work on molecular genetic studies of spider silk, focussing on a range of tarantula species.
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Dispersal-strategy and the persistence of population differentiation at the landscape scale (with Dr. We are using molecular markers to estimate levels of gene flow among populations of money spiders in heterogeneous landscapes, where colonisation may involve wind-assisted, long-distance dispersal using silk as a sail ('ballooning').
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