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Spider Sex

This Male Spider Might Be A More Considerate Lover Than Yours

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.29.2016 | Science

Spiders: They’re kinkier than you’d expect. The Darwin’s bark spider, a Madagascar arachnid known for weaving enormous webs, engages in male-on-...

Listen To The Creepy Sounds Spiders Make When They Want Sex

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

Everyone likes a little music with their romance. Even, as it turns out, spiders. New research finds that the “purring” wolf spider, aka Gladi...

This Spider Bites Off Its Own Genitals After Sex

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.23.2015 | Science

In what just might be the most disturbing post-coital ritual on the planet, male ornamental tree trunk spiders (a.k.a. coin spiders) have a habit of b...

Tiny Spider Pays Huge Price For Sex

| Traci Watson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

For the male dark fishing spider, the price of love is death. New research shows that the male Dolomedes tenebrosus (right) expires just after the hei...

The Species Where Caretaking Dads Have WAY More Sex

Posted 10.11.2012 | Green

By Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor: Being a single dad may not be a drag — it actually may help a male survive and attract femal...