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Jumping spiders can react to different sounds

Spiders are known for sensing vibrations in their webs and for other senses. Perceiving sound is not normally associated with arachnids. A new study shows how sound is important to some types of spiders.

Cute, colorful jumping spiders can see more colors than humans do

Sometimes surprises come in tiny packages. That's the case with jumping spiders, scientists have found. Scientists know that jumpers have excellent vision. What they didn't know until now is that these little creatures can see more colors than we do.

Size Does Matter If You're A Jumping Spider

When it comes to jumping spiders sex lives sex matters. The virgin females want the meatiest male spiders for their first time. More experienced spiders rather have the comfort of a smaller partner.
 

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Scientists are still discovering new species of Jumping spider; this male Habronattus mataxus photog...
Scientists are still discovering new species of Jumping spider; this male Habronattus mataxus photographed at Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi, Texas. is not quite full-grown.
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