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A team of researchers have found that male black widow spiders shake their abdomens to produce carefully pitched vibrations, which let females know they have "come a-courting" and are not potential prey.
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Spider webs reach out and grab airborne prey and particles thanks to electrostatic glue that coats their surface, a new study has revealed.
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Jennifer Lawrence started crying when she saw a spider while filming `The Hunger Games: Catching Fire`.
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Television presenter Coleen Rooney is trying to protect her house from spiders by planting conker plants around the house.
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Pink is known for fearlessly performing high-wire acts during her concerts but the singer says she is scared of spiders.
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Similar to humans and many other species, spiders have their own distinctive characters that shape their lifestyles, a new study has suggested.
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Cornell University researchers studying Australian social huntsman spiders have discovered that younger siblings thrive when raised in nests with older siblings.
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Halle Berry was forced to move out of her Hollywood home after a gardener found a colony of black widow spiders under a lawn chair in her pool area.
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Amateur cave explorers have found a new family of spiders in southern Oregon that scientists have dubbed Trogloraptor, or cave robber, for its fearsome front claws.
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Actress Jennifer Lawrence was terrified of spiders and asked someone to remove them when she was about to climb a tree in `The Hunger Games`.
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Male spiders sacrifice their lives for the health of their offspring, by letting their mates eat them after sex.
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Alike humans, old age creeps up on spiders too -- the insects lose the ability to weave neat webs as they approach the twilight of their life.
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