What Does a Spider Eat?


There are numerous species of spiders that feed on a wide range of food products. Some spiders feed on trapped insects and smaller spiders, while the larger spiders feed on small animals such as birds and lizards. Baby spiders have been known to feed on nectar, egg yolk, bananas, marmalade, milk and sausages.
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Spiders may eat insects, other spiders, or, sometimes, nectar.
Spiders are eaten by most birds and various kinds of wasps. Most mammals and reptiles that feed on insects, scientifically referred to as insectivores, also eat spiders. Some species of monkeys also rarely value a spider snack.
Spiders usually eat other insects, and some larger spiders like the tarantula can kill and eat small animals and birds. Some common insects eaten by spiders are butterflies, flies, beetles, stick insects, and the like. Most spiders catch these insects by weaving spider webs in the insects’ habitats, which trap the insect and make it easy for the spider to get the insect.
Spiders eat insects. One of the functions of a spiders web is to entangle and trap a spider's prey. Once an insect is ensnared in the web the spider empties all the moisture from the insects body.
A spider will eat insects and other spiders. A spider will use his spider web to catch the insects he wishes to eat. You might see a fly in the spider web that the spider is about to feast on.
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