Reference Huntsman spiders are long-legged predators that hunt down their prey. Giant huntsman spiders are one of the world's biggest spiders.
Black widow spiders are several species of arachnids in the genus Latrodectus that are known for the females' striking appearance and rumored tendency to eat their mates.
Jumping spiders are a diverse bunch. Some are drab, while others sport a dazzling array of colors and patterns. And they really can jump.
The Australian Reptile Park recently welcomed the biggest funnel-web spider that the keepers had ever seen.
Experts believe that the spiders, which arrived in 2014, could spread across more of the southern U.S.
Scientists have created an altered version of daddy longlegs with shortened and morphologically altered legs by suppressing the genes behind the development of their long legs.
Venomous spiders prey upon snakes many times their size, a new study finds — and often emerge victorious against snakes as venomous as they are.
From the Goliath birdeater tarantula to black widows, spiders are not shy around deadly snakes, often taking down the juveniles and feasting on their meaty bodies for days.
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