Spiders Eating Anoles and Frogs

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What a horrible way to go! We’ve reported on this before [e.g., 1, 2, 3], but not Folt and Lapinski have published a nice review in Phyllomedusa of wandering and orb weaver spiders eating frogs and lizards in Costa Rica.

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.

One thought on “Spiders Eating Anoles and Frogs

  1. Poor thing! I have seen some really huge spiders, esp. in the spring and in Florida. They probably would eat anything that moved. Alas, cycle of life.

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