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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #195 on: September 02, 2020, 02:00:17 am »
Usually you want to let spiders be because they eat insects :hmm:

But I guess if they are giant sex spiders things might change :P

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #196 on: September 02, 2020, 03:06:18 am »
Usually you want to let spiders be because they eat insects :hmm:

But I guess if they are giant sex spiders things might change :P

A bug that eats other bus is still a bug
spiders aren't bugs :P
Anyway, at that size, they'll run out of insects soon enough:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhoPtDprVU8
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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #197 on: September 02, 2020, 09:44:12 am »
Told ya it was time for these fuckers to run amok. They should be back to hiding in about a month or so. Disgusting SOBs.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #198 on: September 16, 2020, 05:13:48 pm »
First sighting a GHS in this flat. The fucker managed to hide between kitchen furniture before I could kill it too. Unnerving.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #199 on: September 17, 2020, 09:20:07 am »
Usually you want to let spiders be because they eat insects :hmm:

But I guess if they are giant sex spiders things might change :P

A bug that eats other bus is still a bug
spiders aren't bugs :P
Anyway, at that size, they'll run out of insects soon enough:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhoPtDprVU8

On the other hand a bug that can eat a bus is a real nuisance.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #200 on: September 17, 2020, 12:15:31 pm »
Good thing they're all in Brest-Litovsk.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #201 on: November 30, 2020, 12:33:57 am »
Super interesting, especially since this is one of the most well studied insect there is. Just goes to show, we don't know a lot about them.

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A new study shows that one Central American leaf-cutter ant species has natural armor that covers its exoskeleton. This shield-like coating is made of calcite with high levels of magnesium, a type found only in one other biological structure: sea urchin teeth, which can grind limestone.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #202 on: March 14, 2021, 04:38:11 am »
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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #203 on: March 14, 2021, 05:39:27 pm »
Bee evacuation! https://twitter.com/nori_reed/status/1370582209921482754

I know making smoke calms bees, but I still find it hard to understand how someone can be so free from worry that they scoop up wild bees with their bare hands!

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #204 on: March 14, 2021, 07:30:43 pm »
They smoked the ceremonial pipe before she moved them :P
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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #205 on: March 23, 2021, 07:27:30 am »
I briefly looked at the spiders escaping the Australian floods but then had to quickly look away before I became a quivering mess.
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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #206 on: March 23, 2021, 11:23:25 am »
I briefly looked at the spiders escaping the Australian floods but then had to quickly look away before I became a quivering mess.

I would be too - those poor spiders!
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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #207 on: March 23, 2021, 11:33:48 am »
I briefly looked at the spiders escaping the Australian floods but then had to quickly look away before I became a quivering mess.

How do you manage with all the big-ass spiders in this country? :P

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #208 on: March 23, 2021, 11:39:23 am »
I briefly looked at the spiders escaping the Australian floods but then had to quickly look away before I became a quivering mess.

How do you manage with all the big-ass spiders in this country? :P

The thought of spiders with big asses is indeed particularly horrifying.  :P
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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #209 on: March 23, 2021, 02:20:12 pm »
I briefly looked at the spiders escaping the Australian floods but then had to quickly look away before I became a quivering mess.

How do you manage with all the big-ass spiders in this country? :P

Knock on endless wood but so far I've not dealt with many. Only ones I recall creeping in legs first under my front door, well I was drunk at the time and smashed it with an empty wine bottle and dealt with it when I woke up the next day. -_-
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I drank because I wanted to drown my sorrows, but now the damned things have learned to swim.