An Asian spider was observed nursing its young with a liquid that has four times the protein of cow’s milk.
Why do I do this to myself?
Researchers suspect the spiders might use the resemblance to hide from prey or predators.
Spidey senses are tingling (literally).
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.
“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.
He breaks off something called her "scapus" to keep competing sperm from getting in.
Turns out the famous 1948 experiment tells us nothing about drugs, and a whole lot about spiders.
The whip spider is not a creature that looks like it wants spa treatments.
Spiders that make themselves "balloons" to fly can also fashion "sails" to cross water.
Researchers speculate that the spiders incorporated the solution into their silk as they spun their webs.