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Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider: Sociality in Spiders

By Cameron Jones When you think of spiders, the idea of them living or working together is probably the last thing that crosses your mind. After all, aside from when an egg sac has just hatched, we rarely see spiders … Continue reading

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Examining Ecotourism – Does it stress out the monkeys?

By Dominique Bertrand Ecotourism is a growing industry. In 2001, United States citizens alone spent 32 billion dollars traveling overseas to view wildlife in their native habitats. This amount is expected to triple by 20201. Local populations often benefit financially … Continue reading

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Hidden Colors: You can’t see them, but lizards can!

Unlike humans, many animals have (UV) vision, but what exactly does that mean? You can think of UV vision as the “opposite” of color blindness.  For example, people suffering from red-green color blindness cannot distinguish red and green colors. Photos: Colblindor (www.color-blindness.com)

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