Researchers have turned dead wolf spiders into machine grippers that can be used to pick up a variety of objects, including other spiders, by blowing air into their lifeless corpses.
Male spiders that dance to their own beat are more likely to win mates compared to those that stick to a formula, new research finds.
Once mating is over, male orb-weavers catapult off the bodies of females to avoid being eaten, moving at a speed that's too fast to glimpse with the naked eye.
REFERENCE Wolf spiders are a large family of hairy and athletic arachnids that chase down prey on the ground rather than catching food in webs.
Scientists believe that Joro spiders arrived in the U.S. as stowaways in a shipping container.
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