facebook
twitter
search
search

Spider-Man delivers tarantula to museum

June 28, 2012 at 9:00 AM

NEW YORK, June 28 (UPI) -- "The Amazing Spider-Man" star Andrew Garfield helped kick off the "Spiders Alive!" exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

He made an appearance at the museum after a stunt actor dressed as Spider-Man repelled down the side of the building Wednesday and hand-delivered a live Chilean rose tarantula to Norman Platnick, the curator of the upcoming exhibition.

"Spiders Alive!" opens at the museum July 28.

Garfield plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man in "The Amazing Spider-Man," which hits theaters July 3. The actor and his co-stars Emma Stone, Denis Leary and Rhys Ifans also helped light the Empire State Building red and blue Monday as part of Spider-Man Week in New York City.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Jessa Duggar posts baby bump selfie at 22 weeks
Sherri Shepherd to pay $4K per month for her disavowed child
Maci Bookout shares first photos of daughter Jayde
Tamera Mowry, Adam Housley welcome baby girl
Tiger Woods denies affair with Amanda Boyd