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Arachnids are all business 😉
« on: April 13, 2018, 02:16:49 pm »
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Watch this cute little spider do cute little spider things  ;D

We have a soft spot for jumping spiders, which are members of the largest family of spiders, Salticidae. Not only are they just adorable – those big eyes, those bushy eyebrows, all that cute fuzziness – but they've got moves like Jagger as well. They also happen to have a lot of other tricks up their sleeves.

Andreas Kay, who took this video below in the rainforest of Ecuador, writes:

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"They do not build a web to trap insects, but jump on their prey and grab it with the jaws. They still produce silk for safety lines while jumping and also to build a tent as shelter from bad weather and to sleep at night. As most spiders, they have four eyes (two pairs) 👀👀, which give them a 360-degree view of the world. Their large frontal eyes are build like telescopes and provide them with very sharp vision. A mobile retina allows them to scan the object they are looking at."

Watch this little guy in action: 🧐


https://www.treehugger.com/slideshows/readers-photos/photo-watch-cute-little-spider-do-cute-little-spider-things/

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Re: Arachnids are all business 😉
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2018, 08:51:36 pm »
 

Spiders balloon by riding electric fields in the atmosphere  :o

AST UPDATED ON JULY 6TH, 2018 AT 1:21 PM BY TIBI PUIU


Full article:

https://www.zmescience.com/ecology/animals-ecology/electric-spider-ballooning-043254/
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