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Set a spider to catch a spider

Observed: 26th May 2009 By: Jonathan
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Pholcus & prey2
Pholcus phalangeoides & prey
Pholcus2
Description:

Martin told me some time ago that the Daddy-long-legs spider eats other spiders. Here is the proof.This on has another spider wrapped up in a silk parcel.Is it a nuptial gift, or just lunch? Photographed (appropriately enough) in our kitchen.

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