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.
photo and story from National Geographic.
Vegetarians will be happy to quip this phenomena I have no doubt.
"It is utterly surreal," he said, "to see a spider use such effective hunting strategies to hunt a plant."
I can hear the lettuce screaming from my garden as I type this.