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Male spider destroys female genitalia so she can’t mate again

Fact - Males of Larinia jeskovi, a species of orb-weaving spider native to Siberia and eastern Europe, mutilate the genitalia of the female after mating.
Pic Credits: © 2013 ASIM CHAUDHURI | spider --amazing | CC BY-SA | Modified

Males of Larinia jeskovi, a species of orb-weaving spider native to Siberia and eastern Europe, mutilate the genitalia of the female after mating.

This way, the male is assured of his genes being propagated because the females can’t mate again.

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