Spiders Can Catch and Devour Fish

Spiders Can Catch and Devour Fish

Entomologists confirm fish-eating spiders are widespread and wily

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Give a spider a fish and it will feast for hours. Teach a spider to fish, however, and you are probably just wasting your time—it turns out many species are already more than proficient. Take for example this specimen from the voracious fishing spider family, Dolomedes, which has captured a pond fish in a garden near Brisbane, Australia.

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