World’s Largest Spider Is the Size of a Puppy (Video)

World’s Largest Spider Is the Size of a Puppy (Video)

A scientist encountered the world’s largest spider while exploring the jungles of Guyana. Piotr Naskrecki was on a nighttime hike in the rainforest when he heard a rustling heading towards him. Swinging his flashlight toward the noise, he expected to reveal a small furry mammal on a nocturnal hunt. Instead, he came face to face […]

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 […]