Some animals eat their moms, and other cannibalism facts

By Erika Engelhaupt, 07:53 AM February 6, 2014

We humans aren’t so surprised when creepy-looking animals cannibalize each other. Black widow spiders or praying mantises munching on their mates make sense somehow—they look a little monstrous to begin with—but did you know that some seahorses are cannibals? That’s right, the peaceful seahorse, denizen of Disney movies and little girls’ sticker books, occasionally vacuums up its own young with its cute little snout. I can also ruin butterflies and squirrels for you, and if you have ever rais...

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