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African Spider Craves Human Blood, Scientists Find

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Researchers have found a jumping spider in East Africa that hunts mosquitoes filled with human blood, the first known spider with a taste for mammal blood.
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Even Lady-Spiders Use Sexy Silk to Catch a Male's Eye - Nature World News

Even Lady-Spiders Use Sexy Silk to Catch a Male's Eye - Nature World News | Spiders | Scoop.it
Silk has long been seen as a sexy fabric. Smooth and luxurious, it can drape a woman in all the right ways to catch a man's eye. However, human's aren't the only species that uses silk to catch a mate.
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Custom web design keeps spiders in business

Custom web design keeps spiders in business | Spiders | Scoop.it
Spiders can customise their webs to make sure they get the diet they need, new research suggests.
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Mozzies, Spiders and Ants - Time for a Mortein Giveaway!

Mozzies, Spiders and Ants - Time for a Mortein Giveaway! | Spiders | Scoop.it
I don't know about you, but I am not a fan of creepy crawly spiders, ants or even mozzies. So, I am pleased to offer a chance to win a Mortein bundle.
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Spiders Weave Their Webs Based on Dietary Needs : DNews

Spiders Weave Their Webs Based on Dietary Needs : DNews | Spiders | Scoop.it
Arachnids optimize the size, strength and stickiness of their webs for catching whatever prey is around.
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Gareth Leah sur Instagram : I found this guy hanging out on my route. Creepy posture an rad colours! #spiders #getoffmyholds

Gareth Leah sur Instagram : I found this guy hanging out on my route. Creepy posture an rad colours! #spiders #getoffmyholds | Spiders | Scoop.it
« I found this guy hanging out on my route. Creepy posture an rad colours! #spiders #getoffmyholds »
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Sally-Ann Spence sur Twitter

Sally-Ann  Spence sur Twitter | Spiders | Scoop.it
Awesome spider fact: Hydraulic power is what allows spiders to move around, they don’t have muscles in their legs. pic.twitter.com/nLFxzdfxqs
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8-Legged Beasts: Incredible Spider Photos from Live Science Readers - Live Science

8-Legged Beasts: Incredible Spider Photos from Live Science Readers - Live Science | Spiders | Scoop.it
Spiders — whether you abhor them or adore them, you certainly can't ignore them. We asked our readers to send us their coolest arachnid photos, and they happily obliged.
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'Spider spree' hikes tonight, Friday at Nature Center - Springfield News-Leader

'Spider spree' hikes tonight, Friday at Nature Center - Springfield News-Leader | Spiders | Scoop.it
Guided hikes will teach about value of spiders
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Ballooning (spider) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ballooning (spider)

Ballooning, sometimes called kiting, is a behaviour in which spiders and some other invertebrates use air-borne dispersal to move between locations. A spider (usually limited to individuals of a small species), or spiderling after hatching, will climb as high as it can, stand on raised legs with its abdomen pointed upwards ("tiptoeing"), and then release several silk threads from its spinnerets into the air.

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Scientists confirm first North American record of East Asian Joro spider - Phys.Org

Scientists confirm first North American record of East Asian Joro spider - Phys.Org | Spiders | Scoop.it
When Wesley Huffmaster spotted a big, brightly colored and boldly patterned spider near his home in Colbert last fall, he knew it was unusual.
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Wizards of Oz: World's cutest and most awesome spiders - New Scientist

Wizards of Oz: World's cutest and most awesome spiders - New Scientist | Spiders | Scoop.it
With courtship displays to match that of anything you see on a David Attenborough documentary, Australian peacock spiders should become as iconic as koalas
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Why Spiders Don't Stick To The Web - YouTube

www.sciencefriday.com Why Spiders Don't Stick to The Web William Eberhard, of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and the University of Costa Rica, a...
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Two Spectacular New Peacock Spiders Discovered in Queensland

Two Spectacular New Peacock Spiders Discovered in Queensland | Spiders | Scoop.it
Two new species of peacock spiders have been discovered in southern Queensland. This dazzling group of fuzzy, googly-eyed spiders are so-named for their flashy hues and rockin’ courtship moves.
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Correction. It's actually a Brown Widow RT @Shinkuhadoken88: @RickMalambri ahhh looks like a pregnant brown recluse http://t.co/lm2xoVvVpw
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Giant Spiders to Freak You Out: Photos : DNews

Giant Spiders to Freak You Out: Photos : DNews | Spiders | Scoop.it
These spiders have super leg-spans and cunning attitudes to match their size.
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Black widow spiders swarm northern Utah - Standard-Examiner

Black widow spiders swarm northern Utah - Standard-Examiner | Spiders | Scoop.it
This Halloween season, it might be a good idea to make sure those plastic spiders are really plastic. Northern Utahns are reporting an invasion of black widow spiders this...
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New Tarantula (Not Beetle) Named After John Lennon

New Tarantula (Not Beetle) Named After John Lennon | Spiders | Scoop.it
Bumba lennoni is named for the British rocker but lives in Brazil.
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