What do spiders do with their victims?

All spiders are predators. They do not eat plants, but only other living things, such as insects, other spiders, and invertebrates (animals without backbones). When a spider catches a bug in its web, it doesn’t chew it. Instead, the spider bites the insect and injects its venom, which either paralyzes or kills its prey. Then the venom turns the bug’s insides into liquid. While the venom is working, the spider wraps the bug in silk. At that time, the spider may drink the liquid, or tie the little silk bundle to its web to snack on later.


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