2020 Animal Of The Year

2020 Animal Of The Year
Mediterranean Spiny False Wolf Spider - Zoropsis spinimana
2020 Animal Of The Year

Because, on a good day, 2020 is an ongoing dumpster fire, the animal of the year for 2020 is Zoropsis spinimana, Mediterranean Spiny False Wolf Spider!

Why? Because 2020!

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Arachnid Drug Culture

In 1995 NASA published it’s findings on the effects of common recreational drugs and toxins on the behavior and web building characteristics of spiders. It was only a preliminary report though and didn’t provide any insight into the long-term effects of various drugs upon the spiders’ behavior and web weaving.

Fortunately others have continued where NASA left off:

Spiders On Drugs – A Tangled Web Indeed

H/T to SwittersB & Fly Fishing for finding this great piece on YouTube.

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