Nature & Environment
Global warming creating bigger spiders ?
By T.K. Randall
May 9, 2009 · 13 comments
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A new report based on a study of wolf spiders in Greenland has revealed that one of the lesser known downsides of global warming is the potential for spiders to grow to enormous sizes and increase substantially in population.
A group of Danish scientists wondered whether global warming would make the hairy, meat-eating wolf spiders of northeastern Greenland bigger, since longer summers mean more hunting time."
Source: The Register
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