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"[A] side effect of the congested, cramped, cement-laded city life is that the temperature tends to be a little warmer year-round, a shift known as the 'urban heat island' effect. As it turns out, these changes aren’t only affecting cities’ human populations. In Australia, where spiders already have a propensity to be terrifyingly large, new research by University of Sydney PhD candidate Lizzy Lowe, says The Age, found that Sydney’s higher temperatures and easier access to food are driving the spiders grow even bigger."