Tag: "whip" at biology news
A rarity among arachnids, whip spiders have a sociable family life
...ning to the term touchy-feely. In two species of whip
spiders, or amblypygids, mothers caress their youn... than their own. Rayor suspects that benefits of whip
spider social behavior include enhanced safety from predators. Although there are few reports of oth...
Researchers reveal secrets of flying snakes
...nt wing structure, unlike these flying snakes that whip
their bodies through the air. "Although all of these other animals may make small adjustments while gliding, none are as dramatic, rhythmic and dynamic as the flying snake," Socha said. During his first study, published in Nature in August 2002, Soc...