Island Life: 11-08-18

  • A small Indian mongoose (Herpeates Auropunctatus) stands on his hind legs and studies the web of a common crab spider (Gasteracantha cancirformis) in a Kailua-Kona backyard on Sunday. Mongoose were imported to eat rats, but in reality they will eat anything they can overpower, even spiders with a potent bite. (Ronald Cole/Community contributor)

A small Indian mongoose (Herpeates Auropunctatus) stands on his hind legs and studies the web of a common crab spider (Gasteracantha cancirformis) in a Kailua-Kona backyard on Sunday. Mongoose were imported to eat rats, but in reality they will eat anything they can overpower, even spiders with a potent bite. (Ronald Cole/Community contributor)

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