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Some Habits of the Spider

Naturevolume 43page55 (1890) | Download Citation

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THE experiment given by Mr. Boys can be successfully made with a common table-fork. The spider will seize the handle and grapple with it in a ridiculous fashion, but it soon tires of the performance. The prongs will continue vibrating for some little time if struck smartly on a wall.

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