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I photographed this large spider eating a dragonfly. As I watched, I noticed the two tiny spiders. Why are they in the web?

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This common, Florida spider is subject to kleptoparasitic spiders, but they don't steal insects. What do they take?

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This Praying Mantis has three simple eyes in the center of its face, and two large, compound eyes. What are the two black dots on the compound eyes?

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Unlike most lizards, this gecko does not have eyelids. What special adaptations does it have to deal with this?

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