Ewwww! Photos of Bat-Eating Spiders

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Credit: Photo by Yasunori Maezono, Kyoto University, Japan
Bat-eating spiders are common and apparently creep around every continent, except Antarctica, devouring various bat species, according to a study detailed…Read More »

in the journal PLOS ONE on March 13, 2013, by Martin Nyffeler, a senior lecturer in zoology at the University of Basel in Switzerland, and Mirjam Knörnschild, of the University of Ulm in Germany.

Here, a dead bat (Rhinolophus cornutus orii) caught in the web of a female Nephila pilipes on Amami-Oshima Island, Japan.    Less «

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