By Charlie Sorrel

But don’t freak out: The 400 to 800 million tons of meat that eight-legged insects put away includes pests like mosquitoes and flies. Pick your battles, and try not to think about it too much.

But don’t freak out: The 400 to 800 million tons of meat that eight-legged insects put away includes pests like mosquitoes and flies. Pick your battles, and try not to think about it too much.

You might think—given that our carnivorous tendencies and systematized farming of meat and fish have endangered the Earth’s ecosystem—that humans are the most prolific flesh consumers on the planet. Not so. In fact, it’s spiders, who manage to eat as much as double the amount of meat humans put away each year.

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