We’ve known for years that female black widow spiders and other arachnids eat males during mating.
Now, new research shows that males of a type of ground spider known as Micaria sociabilis also eat females, and scientists are trying to figure out what motivates this behavior.
A male M. sociabilis attacks his mate. Photograph courtesy Lenka Sentenská
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