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New spider family identified in Oregon

• AP

The spindly, six-eyed members of the worldwide arachnid tribe appear to have evolved their fearsome elongated claws over hundreds of millions of years, but how they attack their prey and how and what they eat are still unknown, the scientists say.

The newfound spider family is being named trogloraptor, meaning "cave robber,"

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