Oct 16, 2009

Scientists have discovered a "Vegetarian" Spider!

"Scientists have discovered the world’s first known vegetarian spider.

Bagheera kiplingi, a South American species, lives almost exclusively on leaf buds and is thought to be the only spider of about 40,000 species to have rejected a carnivorous diet."

Read more about this fascinating creature at TimesOnline.

photo credit: Robert L. Curry

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