Snakes are carnivorous reptiles that typically eat animals, but there are some varieties capable of eating spiders. Snakes are considered zoophagus because of their eating habits. This means that their diets consist of a... More »

After trapping prey, spiders eat by releasing digestive enzymes that liquefy food and make it easier to swallow. Spiders cannot consume solid food whole, so digested matter must be broken down to pass through their narro... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Spiders

All spiders are carnivorous, which means they eat a variety of insects and other spiders. Large spiders are able to eat small vertebrates like mice and small birds. More » Pets & Animals Bugs Spiders

An anaconda eats birds, reptiles and mammals. Its diet consists of capybara, deer and turtles, as well as other types of prey. More »

Rattlesnakes eat small mammals, reptiles and insects. A rattlesnake's diet consists primarily of rodents, such as mice, rats and rabbits, as long as those animals are available. More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Coral snakes eat other smaller snake species, as well as their own kind, frogs and lizards. Coral snakes are venomous creatures though their venom rarely causes death in humans as long as the bite victim is treated promp... More » Pets & Animals Reptiles Snakes

Snakes of the species which prey on other snakes may bite their own tail if they are kept in too small of an enclosure. In these cases, the snake confuses its tail for a separate individual. Snakes may also confuse their... More »