22 April, 2010

The Spider Awards: Wired.com’s Arachnid Hall of Fame
1 Million Spiders Make Golden Silk for Rare Cloth

21 April, 2010

Turtle Ant

Turtle ants aren't fighters. Rather, they're all about defense. If a colony gets hold of an old beetle burrow, the heavily armored majors will plug the entrance with their head shield and sit tight, budging only to let their nestmates pass. They are literally living doors.
Cephalotes varians, Alex Wild

15 April, 2010

(Insect-)Relationship to Humans

14 April, 2010

Mantis in Love

Stop-Motion Gems Amaze and Delight (Wired), Movie

13 April, 2010

Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

Movie Page

12 April, 2010

Robo Spiders Are Multilegged Mechanical Marvels

07 April, 2010