Another Decoy-Building Spider Found [Pic+]

Submitted by: 5cats 3 years ago in Science

The second of it"s kind. Last year in Peru and now in the Philippines.
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Male 7,774
How do we know he`s not just building a friend? And gonna call him George.
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Female 4,039
Self-aware spiders - great. I hate this. I hate it so much.
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Male 7,031

Actually, dogs have been using decoys of themselves in an attempt to get out of taking baths for centuries now.

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Male 40,751
@Geogypsy: Yup! Amazing little critters, eh?

There are many `mimic` species of all kinds, but I cannot recall a creature that builds a decoy.
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Male 2,548
Wow, I`ve often admired spiders for their ingenuity but I had no idea that they possessed a high enough degree of self-awareness to create an image of themselves!
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Male 40,751
Link: Another Decoy-Building Spider Found [Pic+] [Rate Link] - The second of it`s kind. Last year in Peru and now in the Philippines.
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