New Spider Study Shows Personality Decides Their Jobs

New Spider Study Shows Personality Decides Their Jobs

A new study done at the University of Pittsburgh has found that there is a social species of spider that seems to utilize personality traits, rather than physical attributes like size,  in order to decide who does what job. Among the Anelosimus studiosus, tasks like building the nest and rearing the young are delegated based on […]

Spiders That Eat Fish More Common Than Previously Thought

Spiders That Eat Fish More Common Than Previously Thought

Spiders that catch and eat fish exist on every continent of Earth, except for Antarctica, making them more common than was previously thought. Though spiders have traditionally been thought of as eating primarily insects, there are many spiders who regularly dine on fish, as well. A review study that gathered together evidence for the predation […]