According to a study published in the journal "Nature Ecology and Evolution," hurricanes can make spiders more aggressive.
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Researchers found that spiders that live in storm-prone areas such as the Gulf Coast and the East Coast can become far less docile after a major storm event.
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The colonies aggressively pursue food and produce more egg cases. On top of that, their offspring have a better chance of surviving into early winter.
The team of researchers gathered their information by monitoring subtropical storm Alberto and hurricanes Florence and Michael during the 2018 hurricane season.
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