This Jumping Spider Makes Milk
An Asian spider was observed nursing its young with a liquid that has four times the protein of cow’s milk.
I Signed Up to Eat a Tarantula Burger and I'm Questioning My Life Choices
Why do I do this to myself?
This Camouflaging Spider Will Make You Forever Suspicious of Dead Leaves
Researchers suspect the spiders might use the resemblance to hide from prey or predators.
Jumping Spiders Can ‘Hear' Using Their Leg Hairs
Spidey senses are tingling (literally).
Daddy Longlegs Are Having Rough, Kinky Sex All Around You
A team of brave researchers are taking a close look at the violent mating habits of long-legged arachnids. These kinky daddies may be up to something evolutionarily advantageous.
This Mezcal Is Served with a Side of Scorpion
“The whole scorpion is edible and it’s full of protein,” the bartender assured me just before I popped the booze-soaked arachnid between my teeth at Reyes Salón Cantina, a Guadalajara bar famous for its scorpion shots.
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Meet the Spider Species Whose Males Irreversibly Mutilate the Genitals of Their Mates
He breaks off something called her "scapus" to keep competing sperm from getting in.
Have Scientists Learned Anything from Giving Drugs to Spiders?
Turns out the famous 1948 experiment tells us nothing about drugs, and a whole lot about spiders.
These Brave Individuals Are Putting Nail Polish on Some Mean-Looking Arachnids
The whip spider is not a creature that looks like it wants spa treatments.
How Spiders Can Cruise Across Water
Spiders that make themselves "balloons" to fly can also fashion "sails" to cross water.
Spiders Spin Super Silk After Being Spritzed with Graphene
Researchers speculate that the spiders incorporated the solution into their silk as they spun their webs.