As part of celebration of release of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ across New York City, the star of the movie helps deliver rare tarantula to Museum of Natural History.

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<p>	Andrew Garfield, star of The Amazing Spider-Man delivers spider to American Museum of Natural History as part of Spider-Man week in New York City.<br />

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A stuntman has fans’ Spidey-senses tingling as he delivers a tarantula to the Museum of Natural History Wednesday.

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Spider-Man descended upon the upper West Side Wednesday, as the death-defying wall-crawler — well, a stuntman dressed in the iconic blue-and-red duds — propelled from the roof of the American Museum of Natural History.

It was all to present the gift of a live Chilean rose tarantula to kick off the museum’s “Spiders Alive!” exhibit, which opens July 28.

Stuntman Spidey swung downfrom a wire, hamming it up for the cameras. And then the actor playing Peter Parker — aka “Amazing Spider-Man” star Andrew Garfield — appeared to snap photos and sign autographs.

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Just like Spider-Man, the Chilean Rose Tarantula ‘can scale walls and relies on ‘spidey senses,’ ” said Norman Platnick, curator of the exhibit, which will feature more than 20 species of spiders and large-scale models of them.

After talking shop with Platnick, Garfield and “Spider-Man” director Marc Webb met fans.

“You’re the real Spider-Man!” the actor shouted to a small boy dressed in a Spidey mask. New Yorkers returned the love.

The night before, Denis Leary — Capt. Stacy in “The Amazing Spider-Man” — gave a nod to some real-life heroes.

Leary was in SoHo to visit the office of the Leary Firefighters Foundation, a group he established to provide funding to fire departments. It was among the many nationwide “Be Amazing, Stand Up and Volunteer” events sponsored by Columbia Pictures and “The Amazing Spider-Man.”

Leary participated in a CPR class taught by an FDNY EMS squad, and riffed that firefighters, like Spider-Man, have special DNA.

“In order to do what they do, you have to be a hero,” Leary said. “You have to have what I like to call ‘hero juice.’”

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Andrew Garfield, star of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’, makes a cameo.

He also praised the recent graduates of the FDNY High School for Fire and Life Safety who participated in the class.

“When I was that age, I wasn’t thinking about anybody, except myself,” the former standup said. “It’s extraordinary. They make Spider-Man pale in comparison.”

NYC Service volunteer Jack Oliphant, 21, of Morningside Heights, said Spidey is a crucial part of the Big Apple.

“In the movies, when he swings through the city, that represents New York to me,” Oliphant said.

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Denis Leary with FDNY EMS volunteers at the Leary Firefighters Foundation office in SoHo.

By / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

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