Message Number: YG2926 | New FHL Archives Search
From: Jacqueline Snyder
Date: 2001-04-25 03:24:00 UTC
Subject: Eating spiders

We have quite a few spiders this time of the year--our house is old and I
don't use pesticides. (And I think the spiders keep worse pests under
control, so I'm not inclined to get rid of them.)

Several of my ferrets really enjoy eating spiders. They will watch a spider
and then pounce. They don't play, they gobble, so the spiders don't have
time to fight back.

Excluding the dangers of bites from black widows, can eating spiders harm