Category Archives: Spider Control

When Spiders and Carnivorous Plants Team Up

Most people have heard of carnivorous plants such as the venus flytrap and pitcher plants. These plants are considered enemies of all insects and use trickery to lure in fresh insect prey for them to feast upon. However, it turns out that not all creepy crawlies are in danger from these carnivorous plants, and one…
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The Spiders That Sing | New Jersey Spider Control

We all know that there exists several insect species that are capable of producing sounds that are audible to the human ear. These sounds are often referred to as “songs” despite the lack of a melody which most people consider to be a defining element of songs. Although insect songs may be lacking in melody,…
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Can An Individual Spider Possess A Personality?

Anyone who has visited a zoo before can tell you that animals can be just as complicated as humans when it comes to their personality. Apes, gorillas and orangutans exhibit a range of emotions that seem to be just as sophisticated as human emotionality. This is not a surprise, as apes and humans are obviously…
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New Book Explores the Misunderstood Lives of Common Spiders

New Book Explores the Misunderstood Lives of Common Spiders It’s that time of year when spiders are out and about inside your home trying to find a mate, and one entomologist decided to write a book about our common house spiders to try and help us understand these misunderstood houseguests or ours. Dr. Eleanor Spicer…
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Golden Silk Made By 1 Million Spiders

Golden Silk Made By 1 Million Spiders By now numerous scientists have figured out how to make cloth out of spider silk and it is even being used in clothes marketed to the public now. But did you have any idea that certain spiders could be used to make colored silk, specifically a rare golden…
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Do Movie-Makers Use Real Spiders For Movies?

Do Movie-Makers Use Real Spiders For Movies? So have you ever wondered if the spiders that you see in movies are real or not? If they are real, then does that mean that the spiders have to be trained? Is it even possible to train a spider? According to Frank Marshall, the second unit director…
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