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Vegetarian Spider

vegetarianspiderNational Geographic reports that the Bagheera kiplingi, a jumping spider, has been recently identified as the only vegetarian spider in the world. Of the 40,000 species of spider in the world, this is the only species that eats primarily non-meat. Although the Bagheera kiplingi will occassionally eat ant larvae, they mainly eat acacia plant buds.

Read the whole article at National Geographic.

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