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Another Decoy-Building Spider Found [Pic+]

The second of it`s kind. Last year in Peru and now in the Philippines.

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Another Decoy-Building Spider Found [Pic+]. The second of it`s kind. Last year in Peru and now in the Philippines.
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Hits: 5063 | Favorites: 1 | Emailed: 0 | Rating: 3.0 | Category: Science | Date: 01/23/2014
 
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drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6203 Posts
Thursday, January 23, 2014 1:09:21 PM
How do we know he's not just building a friend? And gonna call him George.

Oystah
Female, 40-49, Eastern US
 3902 Posts
Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:41:44 AM
Self-aware spiders - great. I hate this. I hate it so much.

Jake_Justus
Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 5465 Posts
Thursday, January 23, 2014 10:19:24 AM

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


5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 26276 Posts
Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:39:05 AM
@Geogypsy: Yup! Amazing little critters, eh?

There are many 'mimic` species of all kinds, but I cannot recall a creature that builds a decoy.

Geogypsy
Male, 18-29, Canada
 2415 Posts
Thursday, January 23, 2014 9:12:44 AM
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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