Mud dauber wasps sting and paralyse spiders. They seal them in mud nests for their young to feed.
Last Updated: 26 February 2009
King Cricket eating Funnel-web Spider View full size
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Fringed Jumping Spider (Portia sp.) eating a spider View full size
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Bird feeding a spider to chicks View full size
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Wasp larva eating spider from the outside in View full size
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