29 minutes | Dec 5th 2019

Anelosimus eximius : The Social Spider

Most spiders live solitary lives, but Anelosimus eximius is an example of a different lifestyle: colonial living. A very social spider, that maintains and defends a communal web and hunts in packs. And because it hunts in packs, it can target bigger prey than your average spider. But it is itself the target for some very unwelcome attention, from thieves and killers. 

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Intro and outro music by Audionautix. Other music in this episode by Kai Engel. All licensed under Creative Commons Attribution.

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