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Humidification d’un vivarium contenant des araignées solitaires locales

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20170048_0071

Production year

2017

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41.72 x 27.77 cm / 300 dpi

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Humidifying a vivarium containing local solitary spiders. Spiders are generally solitary, but go through a temporary social period during their juvenile phase, which then ceases during the dispersion phase. The spiders here undergo different tests so that their interactions can be analysed. These experiments make it possible to identify the fundamental mechanisms that favour the emergence of cooperation between individuals leading to the formation of lasting societies.

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