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    Thread: Metal in fangs etc article

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      Metal in fangs etc article

      http://today.slac.stanford.edu/featu...y-crawlies.asp

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      Spiders don't have flashy metal fangs, but they do rely on metal deposits to make their fangs extra strong and fracture resistant.
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      OH WOW!!! This makes me want to go and get some.. ..
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      Very interesting, indeed.

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      What a fascinating article, Beth! Thanks for sharing this!

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      Quote Originally Posted by article View Post
      These metal deposits are an evolutionary feat of engineering....This may include the very tips of scorpion or crab claws, the tiny fangs of spiders, or the jagged teeth on the mandibles of ants.
      Just my opinion here, I believe these commonalities are the product of a common Creator...a common Engineer.

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      Such fascinating creatures. Turns out they are not just simple organisms after all. Every new discovery makes it more and more difficult to justify killing them.

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      Great article! Thank you for sharing!
      T. stirmi 0.3.18, T. apophysis 6.5" 0.1.0
      N. chromatus 0.1.0, N. coloratovillosus 0.2.0
      G. pulchripes 0.1.0, A. geniculata 0.2.0
      P. regalis 0.2.0, Chilobrachy sai yok 0.1.0, Gorgyrella sp. black Africa 0.1.0
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      Acanthogonatus pi ss ii 0.2.0, Acanthogonatus francki 0.2.0, 1-Linothele fallax 0.1.0, A. vilches 0.1.0, Diplura sp. Sanguinea 1/2"

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      This is pretty cool.

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