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Spider Science

UC biologist George Uetz, an internationally known expert on spiders, spends his time unraveling the web of questions that surround the arachnids he has been investigating for 29 years.

Date: 2/20/2005
By: University of Cincinnati Horizons Magazine
Phone: 513/556.5225
UC biologist George Uetz, an internationally known expert on spiders, spends his time unraveling the web of questions that surround the arachnids he has been investigating for 29 years. Currently, he is studying hundreds of Brush-Legged Wolf Spiders in his Rieveschl Hall lab to better understand how the species communicates. The male wolf spider, for example, uses vibrations, body movements and leg tapping behaviors to attract its mate.

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