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Male Black Widows Strive for Mate's Monogamy

July 16th, 2015

Episode 291 of 581 episodes

During courtship, male black widow spiders snip and bundle up the female's web in their own silk, which discourages other suitors from stopping by. Christopher Intagliata reports

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