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One of the most important characteristics that scientists who study insects, arachnids & other spider relatives look at to determine new species is the genitalia (so, penises). Dr. Jason Dunlop, who researches fossil spiders in amber, shared this big discovery with us on our visit to Berlin.
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More from the Museum für Naturkunde: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neHO3-PUxVY

The World Spider Catalogue: https://wsc.nmbe.ch/

National Geographic, 'Fossil Daddy Longlegs Sports a 99-Million-Year Erection' http://bit.ly/2III4W2

Penis Morphology in a Burmese amber harvestman (link to paper): http://bit.ly/2DLb5N9

Learn more on their website: https://www.museumfuernaturkunde.berlin/en

Special thanks to Juliane Röhner and Manja Voß for their generous help and guidance through this process.
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Producer, Writer, Creator, Host:
Emily Graslie

Producer, Camera, Graphics, Director:
Sheheryar Ahsan

Producer, Camera:
Brandon Brungard

Interview with:
Dr. Jason Dunlop, Curator of Arachnids & Myriapods at the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin.
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This episode is filmed on location at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Germany, and the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois.
http://www.fieldmuseum.org
https://www.museumfuernaturkunde.berlin/en
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