Jumping Spiders Up Close Fangs
Jumping Spiders Up Close Fangs-
Jumping Spiders Up Close Fangs,This book will teach readers about these amazingly athletic spiders and the ways in which they live and hunt.What arachnid can jump up to 40 times its body length? It's a jumping spider! In this book, you will learn how jumping spiders are similar to and different from other arachnids.Joanne Mattern. fangs A jumping spider has two long, sharp fangs. When the spider bites prey, venom flows through the fangs. The venom quickly kills the prey. The jumping spider squirts juices into the prey's body to turn it into liquid. Then the spider drinks up its meal. fang—a long, pointed toothlike mouthpart venom—a harmful liquid produced by some animals Meish Goldish. A Deadly Bite A jumping spider bites an insect with its fangs. The fangs.have poison that keeps the insect from moving. The spider also spits juices from its stomach onto its victim. These juices turn the soft parts of the insect into a soupy liquid. The spider drinks up this liquid meal. Jumping spiders and all other spiders do not have teeth that can chew. That's why they turn their food into a liquid. fangs fly. 10 A Deadly Bite.abdomen 7, 8, 9, 20, 22 air holes 20, 21 anus 21 arachnids 5 birddung spiders 7 black house spiders 25 bolas spiders 25 camouflage 7 cephalothorax 7, 8, 9, 18, 20 claws 18, 19 communication 17 eggs 9,23,26,27 exoskeleton 5, 9, 17 eyes 8, 9, 14, 15 fangs 10, 12, 13, 21, 28 feet 17, 18, 19 food 6, 9, 12, 13, 21, 24, 25 Goliath birdeating spiders 5 habitats 6 hairs 8, 9, 16, 17,.18, 19 head 8, 9 heart 20, 21 jaws 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 21 jumping spiders 19 legs 5, 9, 18, 19 lungs 20, 21 mating Tarantulas make docile pets, rarely using their poison fangs to bite. On extreme The observer sees a light cloud of dust float up from the tarantula, but the significance of this does not dawn on him until he begins to gag and choke, as a result of inhaling the particles of broken poisonous body hairs. If we allow one of the jumping spiders to walk out to the tip of our finger, then bring another finger up close, it may jump across and, as it does so, leave the strand of silk bridging the gap.Introduces the physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, and habitat of spiders.This work has been selected by scholars as being.culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.The text and illustrations combine to create a book of scientific information presented in an irresistible, eyecatching format that will compel even those with acute arachnophobia to turn the pages. . . .Introduces young readers to the world of arachnids, discussing life cycles, predatory behaviors, web construction, communication, and mating rituals.