While some people might run the other way at the sight of a spider, Dr. Paula Cushing gets excited. As the Curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Dr. Cushing’s research focuses on arachnids, a class of eight-legged animals that includes spiders, daddy longlegs, and scorpions. Her research explores the evolution, diversity, and behavior of arachnids in Colorado and beyond.
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