The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: Open Bar: Arguments About Turtles, All the Way Down« on: October 12, 2014, 08:37:54 am »
They have a shit ton of brown tree snakes as well, don't they?
Yes, and the spiders eat those too.
Uh, I'm not so sure about that, especially given they're about 3-6 feet long. My understanding was that brown tree snakes ate all the birds which used to hunt spiders, leading to a population explosion, and the only animals which feed on the brown tree snakes are red-bellied black snakes and cane toads. The former is...not terrible, as far as Australian snakes and invasive species go, but the latter...