Cave Spider defies tropical environment, remains pasty

The remote caves of Central Java have yielded information about a new variant of Wandering Spider (Araneae, Ctenidae,) tentatively categorized as Amauropelma matakecil. Researchers have documented mature female cave spiders and their young, but have yet to locate any males READ MORE

One Humble Thought for Man; One Giant Leap for Bugs

For the first time in scientific history, mankind has discovered functional rotating gears in the animalian biosphere. While cog-shaped components are found elsewhere in nature, the gears of the leaf-jumping Issus nymph are unique in their functionality. Malcolm Burrows began observing the leaf-jumping READ MORE

Giraffe Hangs Oversized Head in Shame, Just Barely Reaches the Ground

When it comes to long necks, even giraffes fail to measure up to the sauropod dinosaurs. This prehistoric species attained neck lengths of 15 meters, trouncing the world record giraffe by a factor of six. Of course, it’s not a READ MORE