Sometimes Spiders Share Themselves to Death | HowStuffWorks NOW

Social spiders can live and work together in colonies with tens of thousands of individuals. And sometimes, they share food so equitably that they all starve to death.

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SOURCES:
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160122-meet-the-spiders-that-have-formed-armies-50000-strong
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-08/uobc-ssi080316.php
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2656.12559/full

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