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Hostile Female Spiders Eat Males Before Mating

Female burrowing wolf spiders with violent tendencies are more likely to snack on their mates before mating, a new study says.

Surprise! Male Spiders Eat Females, Too

Female spiders are usually thought of as femme fatales—but male spiders of some species also eat their mates, a new study says.