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Fish-eating spiders? There are more than anyone thought [Photos]
Fish-eating spiders? There are more than anyone thought [Photos]

Spiders that go fishing? They exist! And a new study finds they are more common than previously thought. More than a dozen spider species have been found that catch and eat fish, and they've been observed on every continent on the planet, except for Antarctica, according to a report published this week in PLOS One.  If this abundance of fish-eating spiders is kind of shocking to you, you are in good company. Even Martin Nyffeler of the University of Basel in Switzerland  admitted to being surprised by the findings, and he has been studying spiders that eat things like earthworms and slugs for more than a decade. (Last year, he published a paper describing 50 incidents of spiders eating...

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