• Spiders can be more aggressive after hurricanes, study says

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    RALEIGH, N.C. - According to a study in the “Nature Ecology and Evolution” journal, massive storms like hurricanes can make spiders more aggressive, WTVD reported.

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    Researchers found that spiders that live in areas where storms are more likely can become far less docile after a major storm event.

    The study said colonies will aggressively pursue food and produce more egg cases.

    Researchers gathered this information after hurricanes Florence and Michael.

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