And in jungles all over the world, the coming of the black lights symbolises a time for… love. Female spiders cease munching on their tiny wannabe beloveds and instead stare longingly into their remaining eyes. Jungle shrieks and squawks segue into groaning saxes and pumping rhythms, Barry White love-making music. Uhuh, you hear what I’m saying woman? Do those legs go all the way up? All eight of them, all hairy eight? mm-hmm, woman!
Ultraviolet Light Is Key to Spider Mating