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Top 10 Coolest Spiders

5th Place:

Bagheera Kiplingi

  • Size: 0.07-0.8 inches (2-22 mm) (body length)
  • Distribution: Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica
  • Habitat: Acacia trees
  • Order: Araneae
  • Family: Salticidae
  • Scientific name: Bagheera kiplingi
  • Dangerous for humans: No

Hunting Strategy

"The vegetarian spider" (no strategy necessary)

Spiders love eating insects. So bagheera kiplingi is unique in the spider world. The only thing on its menu is acacia buds. This spider is a vegetarian.

Bagheera kiplingi Bagheera kiplingi - Photo: ©2008 Robert L. Curry


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