Crab spider preying on ant

Crab spider preying on ant

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Caption: Crab spider preying on ant. Crab spider (family Thomisidae) with an ant (family Formicidae) it has caught. Crab spiders are ambush predators that inject venom into their prey. Many species are able to change colour depending on the colour of the flower they are on.

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