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How High Can A Spider Climb?

The orb-weaver spider can reach high altitudes because of the ability of ballooning. They can climb the tallest building, climb mountains, climb tall trees. If there is food, they can keep on climbing and reach even higher altitudes.  The chances of climbing a high rising building are the lowest because the spider will not find any food over there.  If there …

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Ant Spider (All You Need To Know)

Ant spider is a spider that mimics ants to protect themselves against predators and also to eat ants. 300 different species of ant spider are found worldwide. The mimicking behavior serves a very important purpose. Ant Spider is excellent in mimicking. They take this form to protect themselves against predators. Many predators avoid ants as they stay in a group, …

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How Spiders Make Web?

Spider web is a liquid converted to strands, which helps them to do various tasks. This liquid is mainly made of protein. These strands are strong and flexible. They eject it from their abdomen and construct a spider web, which they use for catching prey. So, how spiders make web? Spider has a liquid that they store inside a special gland. …

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Are Spiders More Active At Night?

There are more than 48,000 spider species and 120 families, found across the globe. Spiders are air-breathing arthropods, have eight legs, and chelicera with fangs in front, which can inject venom. Spiders are both diurnal and nocturnal, depending upon the species. Let’s discuss the nocturnal spiders. Orb-weaver spider is one species that is very active at night. We shall understand …

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Can Spiders Fly?

Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that get found across all continents except Antarctica. They are the most significant order of arachnids, having eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that can inject venom. Scientists have seen them flying, and that’s where it all began, i.e., the concept of flying spider. But can spiders fly? The answer is yes spiders can fly, but …

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Are Spiders, Insects, Mammals Or Reptiles?

Spiders are arthropods, and they breathe air. They have eight legs and their chelicerae with fangs, inject venom. Spiders are a well-known order of arachnids and found across all continents, except Antarctica. Spiders have their colonies across all habitats, except air and sea. There are over 48,000 species of spiders, but the debate still rages about their classification! So, are …

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Dо Pet Tarantulas Rесоgnіzе Thеіr Оwnеrѕ?

If you have pet tarantulas or if you know someone to have pet tarantula then obviously you want to know whether they can recognize their owner or not much like dogs, cats, snakes etc. So, do pet tarantulas recognize their owners? The answer is no, tarantulas do not recognize their owners and they don’t change their behaviour even if you …