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A small European jumping spider with black and white stripes.
- ‘They look flimsy but I've seen even very small specimens luring several stocky zebra spiders to their doom in their webs.’
- ‘The zebra spider is a common garden resident - often seen running and jumping across vertical walls.’
- ‘Wolf spiders, like the zebra spider, do not spin webs, rather, they pounce on their prey.’
- ‘It will then try to mate with a female zebra spider.’
- ‘One of our cats tried to eat a zebra spider and the little blighter bit the cats tongue.’
- ‘Aptly named, with its black and white marking, the zebra spider occurs in houses as well as outside in gardens and other habitats.’
- ‘The special behaviors of jumping spiders, house spiders, garden spiders, and zebra spiders are also examined.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.