Peruvian Spider Species Creates Decoys

Clyclosa spiders create decoys to fool predators.

Posted on December 24, 2012 at 12:59 PM • 4 Comments


Aono TechieDecember 24, 2012 1:31 PM


Decoys have been used for a long time by humans to fool attackers. Who is copying whom ? Generally, nature has had a billion year head-start ...

t2k3December 24, 2012 1:34 PM

hi there,

i hope no one mind my little question:
what is your opinion about blake2? And does the performance it's provide punches any security holes in it? And whats about bruteforce-attacks?

just a thing I'm curios about ^^

merry Christmas!

lolzDecember 24, 2012 2:27 PM

this spider is like the wizard of oz its minature yet creates a giant decoy with puppet strings.

Dirk PraetDecember 26, 2012 6:48 PM

Similar behaviour can be observed in human politics where difficult-to-observe special interest groups create sock puppets with huge egos posing as representatives of the people.

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