Image of the Day: Ant Imposters
Image of the Day: Ant Imposters
Over the course of their lives, the jumping spider Synemosyna formica wears two different ant disguises to fool preying birds.
Image of the Day: Ant Imposters
Image of the Day: Ant Imposters

Over the course of their lives, the jumping spider Synemosyna formica wears two different ant disguises to fool preying birds.

Over the course of their lives, the jumping spider Synemosyna formica wears two different ant disguises to fool preying birds.

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Jumping Spiders Produce Milk to Feed Their Young
Jumping Spiders Produce Milk to Feed Their Young
Diana Kwon | Nov 29, 2018
Without access to their mothers’ milk, Toxeus magnus offspring die within the first 10 days of life.
The Colorful World of Spiders
The Colorful World of Spiders
Amanda B. Keener | May 19, 2015
Specialized filters allow jumping spiders to see more colors than scientists previously thought.
A Spider's Eye View
A Spider's Eye View
Brittany Taylor | Apr 1, 2015
Cornell researchers probe the brains of jumping spiders to gain insight into the arachnid's visual processing capabilities.
Through a Spider’s Eyes
Through a Spider’s Eyes
Brittany Taylor | Apr 1, 2015
Deciphering how a jumping spider sees the world and processes visual information may yield insights into long-standing robotics problems.
Good Vibrations
Cristina Luiggi | Sep 1, 2012
Researchers are learning how species from across the animal kingdom use seismic signals to mate, hunt, solve territorial disputes, and much more.
Behavior Brief
Hannah Waters | Jan 31, 2012
A roundup of recent studies in behavior research