Friday, April 29, 2005

Pub chef bitten by deadly spider: "A chef bitten by a deadly spider in his pub kitchen was saved after experts were able to identify the creature (the Brazilian Wandering Spider, ) from a picture on his mobile phone."

Monday, April 25, 2005

The money Spider(origami): "The spider requires five bills: four for the legs, and one to wrap the body"

Tuesday, April 05, 2005

A few weeks in the life of Natasha, the Golden Silk Spider, Nephila clavipes: "I have had fun watching Natasha and experiencing the excitment of watching her on the Discovery Channel. Here is the photo essay from beginning to end - a way of sharing some of the excitement of watching nature at its best."
Targeted Jumps by Salticid Spiders: "Jumping spiders (adult female Phidippus princeps) were demonstrated to vary both magnitude and direction of velocity relative to target (position or prey) direction in order to attain the required range. They jumped further above, and faster toward, more distant targets, or targets in a more horizontal direction. These results were produced from a variety of starting positions, including 'rightside up' and 'upside down' starting positions."