Tagged: arachnids

Vegetarian spiders? What is the world coming to? - BioBlog

Alison Campbell Oct 17, 2017

Like probably everyone reading this, I have always thought that spiders are carnivorous, sucking the precious bodily fluidsA from their prey. I mean, those fangs! And I was wrong, for it seems that some spiders eat some plant material alongside their liquid meals – and some are almost fully vegetarian. A just-published paper (Painting, Nicholson, Bulbert, Norma-Rashid & LI, 2017) … Read More

Crazy Creationists Unleashed #2 - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Nov 03, 2010

Continuing my adventures in la-la land, this week I thought I’d have a look at this gem from @Starchasr Crazy Creationists 2 This is from an Old-Earth Creationist, so he accepts that the earth is very old but denies that any evolution has taken place. That’s why he’s made the claim. Apparently animals have remained unchanged. Sadly, anyone with a … Read More