These spiders eat fish – level 2
Scientists discovered spider species which catch and eat fish. These spiders live around shallow rivers, lakes and ponds. They like warmer areas. A lot of them were seen in North America, especially in Florida.
Some spiders can swim and even walk on water. They can catch and eat fish which are bigger and heavier than them. The spiders are usually from two to six centimetres long. After they catch a fish, they move it to a dry place. Then they start eating it. That can take several hours.
Difficult words: species (animal kind), shallow (not deep), several (more than a few but not a lot).
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