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Female Spider Kills and Eats Male to Attract a Partner

Female Spider Kills and Eats Male to Attract a Partner

Female praying mantis and black widow spiders are notorious due to their tendency to kill and eat males before, during and after sex. This behavior, from human’s viewpoint, is apparently risky, though – not least since the scent of a dead rival hardly entices other males to try their luck. […]

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