13 Mar '17, 8am

Pulsating spider from S’pore baffles scientists, makes it into National Geographic https://t.co/j4vZRbRD4x

A tiny pulsating spider found in Singapore has scientists baffled as to what causes the phenomenon of its shape-shifting designs: This is according to National Geographic in a December 16, 2016, article . The pulsating spider that looks like the head of a venomous snake is thought to be the species Cyrtarachne inaequalis , though it’s not yet confirmed, with spider experts weighing in on the topic with their professional opinions. Joseph Koh , a spider expert from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, said he is sure that the spiders are Cyrtarachne inaequalis though. However, C. inaequalis is tiny. Females have abdomens that are about 1cm across, and males are even smaller. Scientists are not ready to speculate that the arachnid achieves the pulsating effect to attract mates or deter prey, but to first study what purpose it might serve. As with everything with nature...

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