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In Big Cities More Insects And Spiders Live Indoors Than Outdoors

November 1st, 2018

Not long ago, researchers in North Carolina conducted the first ever study that explored indoor insect and spider populations. The study found that insect and spiders populations within houses are much larger than previously assumed, and all houses contain a significant amount of insects and spiders of many different species. Also, it turns out that…

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A Rare Phenomenon Is To Blame For The Thousands Of Spider Webs Covering A Town In Greece

September 25th, 2018

As far as many people are concerned, there is nothing to like about spiders. No other animal group on the planet looks quite like spiders. An arachnid’s multiple legs, eyes and two fangs is enough to cut a frightening picture. Many who suffer from arachnophobia fail to maintain composure upon merely seeing a still photograph…

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New Species of Goblin Spiders Named After Characters From Enid Blyton’s Children’s Books

June 26th, 2018

It is always exciting when scientists discover new species of insects and animals. Just knowing that we have found a creature that we didn’t know existed before is mind-boggling. But, what can make these findings even more fun is when they are named in honor of famous actors, authors, and other celebrities. It allows the…

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Seven New Species of Spiders Have Been Named After Beloved Fictional Spiders in Fantasy Literature

January 16th, 2018

Seven New Species of Spiders Have Been Named After Beloved Fictional Spiders in Fantasy Literature A Brazilian research team chose to further immortalize several literary fantasy classics by naming seven new species of spiders they discovered in caves in northern Brazil after fictional spider characters included in the famous works. The new species were discovered…

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Sexually Starved Spiders Invading Your Home!?

August 29th, 2017

Sexually Starved Spiders Invading Your Home!? It is officially spider mating season, so you might want to be on the lookout for randy spiders (probably male) invading your home in search of females. Spiders so big that they can literally set off your burglar alarm are heading indoors on the hunt for some spider lovin’.…

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