Hello folks who wonder if everyone in heaven is always politically correct,

You know someone is a hoarder when you walk into their house and see them stocking toilet paper and purell for a year's worth. Wait a min, that is not a hoarder, that is the typical response on how people can combat the coronavirus.
Sorry, let's try this again... you know someone is a hoarder when you see them stocking their house with free items like flyers, cardboard boxes, plastic bags, newspapers, unwrapped gifts..you get the idea.




So what do you do next? You tell them they have a nice place and on leaving their house thank god you do not have that compulsive habit, then on reaching home, open another tab besides the 19 other open tabs on your browser.

Trashline orbweavers, at first glance might look like the hoarders of the arthropod world. You know one is nearby when you pass by a web that looks like this.


Now you might have already started to judge this spider, but there is a reason why they never throw the trash away. Why?
Because one arthropod's trash is another arthropod's treasure. You see, those piles of trash are made up of debris and even leftover sunday dinners.


It then wraps them in a silk thread to keep them together and then lies in ambush, concealing itself among these piles of trash.
Flies, who clearly have low standards on what they think is edible food, will stop by to investigate if they can get a good deal.
That's when the spider will catch it and use it for its Monday dinner.


The Trashline orbweaver spider sports colors which are synonymous with the color of the trash that it had lined across the web, which makes it really hard to distinguish it from the trash.

Below is a fly making itself at home while the spider is lying in ambush and playing the waiting game.


Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs are universally hated by gardeners because they just can't resist that juicy fruit in your garden and will stick their needle like mouthparts(without cleaning it with soap first for at least 20 seconds) inside the flesh of the fruit causing damage to the appearance of the fruit.

Below is the Stink bug flaunting its inbuilt straw which makes you wonder, do they ask for separate disposable plastic straws when they order their bubble tea.


Now here is something you would not have noticed before. You see, Stink bugs can fly but their wings are not visible at first glance. It is because they masterfully conceal them with the same pattern as their armor like body.
The only thing that gives it away is the different color of the wing membranes at the tip of the abdomen.

Once you open up the wings, you are in for a treat.



And finally, have you ever wondered why bugs are so good at scaling walls and all the places you don't want them to climb.
Is it because they use chalk to dry sweat and moisture on their little legs while climbing just like professional rock climbers.
No, it turns out they have little claws called Tarsal claws which can grip on to most irregular surfaces.



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