City slicker spiders bigger than bumpkin counterparts, study finds

August 21, 2014 1:20 PM

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City slicker spiders bigger than bumpkin counterparts, study finds

Higher temps and brighter lights allow urban spiders to thrive.

Regarding humans, city dwellers are, on average, less husky than their rural neighbors. According to researchers at the University of Sydney, that’s not the case for golden orb-weaving spiders. They found that city-dwelling spiders thrive compared to those found in less-developed areas.

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