Some Basic Answers About Why Women Eat Men While Mating

Although sexual cannibalism is discouraged among humans, if not outright illegal, it's not uncommon in the spider world, as well as among mantises. Female spiders are known to eat male spiders both before and after mating, though researchers point out in a new paper published in American Naturalist » 9/11/08 7:00am 9/11/08 7:00am that it's not…