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CRAB SPIDERS AND THEIR PREY

These spiders do not spin or have a web - although they do use the tough silken strands to secure their footing. These spiders kill by ambush.  They wait for an unsuspecting bee to land close, and then they strike. The spider extends their long legs and wraps them around the bee whilst sinking their fangs into their prey, injecting it with venom, typically with a neck grip, where they also feed.