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Frightening 500-million-year-old Predator reveals the rise of scorpions and spiders

Reconstruction of the Mollisonia plenary matrix by Joanna Liang. Mollisonia was only about 2.5 cm long. Photo credits: Illustration by Joanna Liang © Royal Ontario Museum Two paleontologists working on the world-famous Burgess Shale have discovered a new species, the Mollisonia plenovenatrix which is now considered the oldest Chelicerat. This discovery traces the origins of this vast group of animals …

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Tropical storms make these spiders aggressive science

Aggressive combed foot spiders are better storm survivors, according to a new study. Judy Gallagher / Wikimedia Commons (CC BY) By Kelly Mayes Aug. 19, 2019, 11:40 AM After Tropical Storm flooded Florence North and South Carolina in September 2018, Jonathan Pruitt paced the East Coast of the US, searching for treacherous ones Signs of damage. But he did not …

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Loneliness produces aggression in spiders (and not vice versa)

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Spiders begin to be social, but later become aggressive after being disbanded and held in solitary confinement. This is clear from a study published in France on July 2nd in the Open Access Journal PLOS Biology by Raphael Jeanson of the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)). Many species show sociality only temporarily during their life …

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Study confirms that horseshoe crabs are really related to spiders, scorpions

<a href = "https://3c1703fe8d.site.internapcdn.net/newman/gfx/news/hires/2019/4-studyconfirm.jpg" title = "The Postdoctoral Researcher of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jesús Ballesteros has a Horseshoe Crab: a study he led with Integrative Biology Professor Prashant Sharma demonstrated with a robust genetic analysis that horseshoe crabs are arachnids such as spiders, scorpions and ticks Source: Jesús Ballesteros "> The post-doctoral staff of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jesús …

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Disgusting photos of giant spiders catching frogs, lizards and mice eating – do you dare?

ARACHNOPHOBES, look away now: A series of frightening photos featuring giant spiders devouring their prey has been discovered. A team of biologists ventured deep into the Amazon rainforest to catch the eight-legged animals while eating – and caught spiders frogs, lizards and mice. amphibious & reptile conservation ) a tarantula (genus Pamphobeteus) preying on a Lover (Puffhobeteus). 19659006] A wandering …

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Time for a few gnarly photos of spiders eating other animals

A tarantula that falls prey to a Bolivian bleating frog (Hamptophryne boliviana). Image: Emanuele Biggi / Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Spiders are scary even at the best of times, but new photos from the Amazon Rainforest bring these predatory creatures into an even more formidable light on animals of unusual size. The research published today in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation …

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The habits of spiders surprise researchers

(Newser) – The scientists watched in astonishment as a tarantula the size of a plate in the Amazon ate for the first time an opossum. "We were pretty excited and shocked and could not really believe what we saw," says Michael Grundler of the University of Michigan. The video footage was unveiled in a new study suggesting that spiders and …

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Scientists discover that horseshoe crabs are related to spiders

The Horseshoe Crab Arto Hakola / Getty Images The horseshoe crab does not have to do much to track your nightmares. Their hard shell hides jerking legs and tongs, they turn around with their long, prickly tail and bleed milky blue blood. Think less about "Sebastien from The Little Mermaid" and more about "Facehugger from Alien." However, it turns out …

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Ancient, fossilized spiders still have funny and bright eyes

Researchers found unique old, bright-eyed spiders in South Korea. [Photo: Tae-Yoon Park / Paul Seldon] A strange, bright-eyed spider that lived more than 100 million years ago was discovered by paleontologists working in South Korea. Eleven Spiders from the Cretaceous Period Live Science reports that this period was slated on the Korean peninsula. Two of them contain traces of eerily …

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In Brazil, spiders rain after spinning a huge net to catch prey

Look away, if you are arachnophobic! In Brazil, spiders "rain" after spun a huge net to catch prey. Hundreds of tiny black spiders seem to be falling in the sky in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Video released last week on Facebook and YouTube was viewed over 32,000 times. By Faith Ridler For Mailonline Published: 14:11 EST, 11 January 2019 | Updated: …

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