How do you spot a "shooting star"? Well, you don't look for eight legs; that's for sure.
Learn more about these fascinating arthropods as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about spiders.
When Australia got too hot and dry, which killed off forests, these woodland creatures decided to live underground.
Does the idea of a spider using its web to catapult itself at high speeds give you the willies? Then be forewarned: the triangle weaver spider (Hyptiotes cavatus) does just that.
Like the white-armored and -helmeted Stormtroopers from "Star Wars," these spiders are tough to tell apart.
What's the largest spider? The fastest? The weirdest? This list has all of your arachnid records covered.
There's a whole range of reasons you don't want to be bitten by a black widow spider, but you probably wouldn't think that losing the ability to pee is one of them.