Warrior or Nanny: Spiders Match Job to Personality

June 17, 2014 9:05 PM

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It turns out that spiders are highly social insects, establishing a sort of caste system within their colonies. Female spiders establish division of labor roles based on their personalities - they are either a "warrior" or a "nanny," a new study says.

The findings demonstrate how such social structures work, the researchers added.

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