Scientists Study the Effect of Temperature on Tarantulas

April 4, 2015 8:16 AM

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A new study shows that temperature affects tarantulas’ ability to move. When they are exposed to high temperatures they lose their sense of coordination even though they remain fast.

The research was conducted on 8 adult Texas brown tarantulas. The scientists tested their speeds at different temperatures, of 59, 75, 88 and 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

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