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Vampire Arachnid

Posted in Weird Science with tags , , on June 18, 2012 by MONSTERMINIONS

This is different.  This tiny arachnid —a jumping spider from Nigeria preys upon blood-gorged malaria-carrying mosquitos.  In a sense, all spiders are vampires by digesting and consuming liquid nourishment from their prey. These spiders are fitting, I think with colorful red faces and prominent fangs.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/18298475

http://deadlykingdom.blogspot.com/2011/10/vampire-spiders-of-africa.html