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Known About The Happy Face Spider
393 wordsFirst discovered in 1900, little was known about the happy-face spider until 1972. The obviously named happy-face spider is a small spider found in the native rainforests of the islands Maui, The Big Island of Hawaii, Oahu and Molokai at elevations of 1000 to 6000 feet. Typically around a quarter of an inch long, its diet consists of small insects that it hunts mainly during the night for small insects. They spin their webs on the undersides of leaves of specific plants and usually avoid contact...
Being Spider Man
1,593 wordsWe all have heard of Spider Man. He was the average teenager until he was bitten by a radioactive spider. I like Spider Man but I believe there are a lot of things missing in his movies. The police and government are portrayed poorly, as to assisting Spider Man or lack there of. Spider Man goes about doing his own thing, outside of the law. He is something we can all relate to and I believe that is why a lot of people like him. Most people would say they want to be like Spider Man because of his...
White Spider And The Dead Moth
981 wordsIn the poem 'Design'; by Robert Frost, the classic use of the color white, meaning innocence and purity is turned around. Instead of giving this color to wholesome, pure objects he gives them to objects that are the reverse, which are death, darkness and unholy objects. When I read the poem 'Design'; I got the feeling that the author did not feel the same as I do about the color white. The first line talks about a fat white spider. This line contradicts the reputation that spiders have. When I s...
548 wordsSpiders are very unique animals that are a common species of arthropods. They have eight walking legs, appendages that carry and inject poison, and a second pair of appendages that for males contains specialized reproductive organs. Most spiders live on land but a few species live underwater by trapping air in bubbles and by taking the bubble with them underwater. Most spiders are no bigger that one centimeter in length but the biggest has a body that is nine centimeters long. The spider's body ...
Spiders And Their Webs
1,358 wordsSpiders This report deals with testing the toxicity of certain chemicals on spiders, and determining the toxicity by how it affects its ability to weave its web. This report contains research on the four chemicals (benzedrine, chloral hydrate, caffeine, and alcohol) as we llas the spiders and their webs. Spiders are of course found in the class Arachnid ia, which also contain mites, scorpions, and other arthropods. The order which spiders are classified under is called Aran eae, a word of Latin ...
Venomous Bite Of The Black Widow Spider
657 wordsSpiders My essay is on spiders. I have chosen a few spiders to report about. I also have some basic info about spiders in general. Spiders comprise a large, widespread group of carnivorous arthropods. They have eight legs, can produce silk, and usually have poison glands associated with fangs. More than 30,000 species of spiders are found on every continent except Antarctica in almost every kind of terrestrial habitat and a few aquatic ones as well. Spiders range in body size from about 0.5 mm (...
628 wordsIt may be hard for arachniphobes to believe that spiders ever bring good luck, but this early 20th century good luck postcard proves they do. Further evidence comes from "The Mascot Book" by Elizabeth Villiers, published in England in 1923. According to Villiers, the spider "was popular with the Romans, who had a favourite mascot in the shape of a precious stone upon which a spider was engraved. Also they were fond of carrying little spiders of gold or silver, or any of the fortunate metals, to ...
Convincing Character Of Peter Parker
268 wordsThe comic book loved by all is finally on the big screens. On May 3rd, 2002 Columbia Picture's released Spider-Man, directed by Sam Raimi and soon enough it became a dazzling and thrilling hit. Tobey Maguire played a convincing character of Peter Parker who was an unpopular and nerdy high school senior. While on a class field trip to a lab at Columbia University, Peter was bitten by a genetically altered spider and gained superhuman strength. When he awakened the next day, he was shocked to disc...
Black Handed Spider Monkey
401 wordsThe black-handed spider monkey lives in a range from Mexico to Panama. They currently have a critically endangered or endangered status according to the IUCN. These monkeys have a coat color of black to light buff. This is determined by the subspecies. The infants are born black and lighten up within the first 5 months. They grow to be 305 to 630 mm in height. Their habitats include the evergreen rain forest, semidecidous forest and mangrove forest. Spider monkeys are arboreal and seldom come to...
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