The spider, which hunts blood-sucking female mosquitoes, is the only animal known to select its prey based on what the prey has eaten. The spider is the also first known predator that deliberately feeds on vertebrate blood by eating mosquitoes.The finding raises the possibility that other spiders also have a taste for human and mammal blood.
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The spider, which hunts blood-sucking female mosquitoes, is the only animal known to select its prey based on what the prey has eaten. The spider is the also first known predator that deliberately feeds on vertebrate blood by eating mosquitoes.The finding raises the possibility that other spiders also have a taste for human and mammal blood.

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