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Fish-Eating Spiders Are Everywhere

Credit: Craig Harrison, Hertford, UK; Nyffeler, et al. PLoS ONE 9(6): e99459. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0099459
A scientific review found that fish-eating spiders lurk near ponds, swamps and rivers on every continent except Antarctica. In this image, an adult fishing…Read More »





spider, likely of the species Ancylometes rufus, lifts a small catfish out of the water in a marshy area of Ecuador's Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve.   Less «
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