What’s that? New study finds jumping spiders can hear more than you think

»»What’s that? New study finds jumping spiders can hear more than you think

While jumping spiders are known to have great vision, a new study proves for the first time that spiders can hear at a distance. A study describes how researchers used metal microelectrodes in a jumping spider’s poppy-seed-sized brain to show that auditory neurons can sense far-field sounds, at distances up to 3 meters, or about 600 spider body lengths

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