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Submission + - Spider that Builds It's Own Spider Decoys Discovered (

OakDragon writes: "A newly discovered species of spider — apparently of the genus Cyclosa — has been discovered in the Peruvian Amazon. The spider builds an elaborate decoy out of web, twigs, and other scraps, that appears to be a much larger spider. The spider will even cause the decoy to move, marionette-style, by shaking the web."
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Spider that Builds It's Own Spider Decoys Discovered

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