Spider Catches Knight Anole

spider eats knight anole

We’ve seen photos of spiders eating anoles before, but this takes it to another level, a nasty golden orb weaver spider taking down the King himself. Admittedly, King, Jr., but still. Whoa. The photo is online with no information.

About Jonathan Losos

Professor and Curator of Herpetology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University. I've spent my entire professional career studying anoles and have discovered that the more I learn about anoles, the more I realize I don't know.

2 thoughts on “Spider Catches Knight Anole

  1. I saw the same thing in the parking lot of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami. This (very young, adult green anole sized) Knight Anole was caught in the web of this Golden-silk orbweaver.

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