Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Bagheera kiplingi

I just love its name ... Bagheera kiplingi.  I am sure that Rudyard would be pleased as well.

Vegetarian Spider (via ScienceDaily)

There are approximately 40,000 species of spiders in the world, all of which have been thought to be strict predators that feed on insects or other animals. Now, scientists have found that a small Central American jumping spider has a uniquely different diet: the species Bagheera kiplingi feeds predominantly on plant food…..

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