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Small Spiders have Big Brains that Spill into their Legs


An adult female jumping spider

(December 19, 2011) A new study shows that small spiders can have such huge brains for their body sizes that the organs can spill into the animals' body cavities.

Such big brains may explain why very small spiders are just as good at spinning webs as bigger arachnids.

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