[SFVeg] Vegetarian Spider Found
- perhaps a new mascot for the SFVS? ok, not a true vegetarian, it will eat ant larvae when the opportunity presents [like eating eggs?], but mostly eats the nutrient-rich buds that grow on acacia plants.
"Surreal" Vegetarian Spider Found --
October 12, 2009
A new discovery has taken the bite out of spiders' status as meat-eaters.
A tropical jumping spider that eats mostly plant buds has been
identified, a new study says—making it the only known vegetarian out of
some 40,000 spider species.