Oddities News Archive - November 14, 2011
Male nursery web spiders (Pisaura mirabilis) prepare silk-wrapped gifts to give to potential mates, and will also 'play dead' if a female moves away and then attempt to re-establish mating.
Word of the Day
- The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.