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(12 Mar 2007 19:00 GMT) - Whip spiders, considered by many to be creepy-crawly, are giving new meaning to the term touchy-feely. In two species of whip spiders, or amblypygids, mothers caress their young with long feelers, siblings stick together until they reach sexual maturity, and all mix in social groups. This is surprising behaviour for these arachnids long-thought to be purely aggressive and anti-social, according to a Cornell researcher…
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