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University of Toronto

Female Black Widow Spider

Caption: New research shows that male black widow spiders overwhelmingly prefer their female (pictured) mates to be well-fed virgins.

Credit: Ken Jones, University of Toronto Scarborough

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Related news release: Picky male black widow spiders prefer well-fed virgins


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