I did think the hairy crab was amazing, and I chuckled over the earthworm-eating and drop-down spider stories, although the “male spiders woo lifelessly” slipped right by. It wasn’t until I passed the issue on to my husband that I noticed that the heading said “No Fooling” instead of “Of Note.” So now, we have a $20 bet on the veracity of these articles. Please tell me that you were pulling our (hairy) legs.

Dian D. Reed
Soquel, Calif.

All the April 1 stories were authentic, although amusing. That’s why we labeled them “No Fooling.” —The Editors

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