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Hidden from view, there’s a secret world ruled by hairy eight-legged monsters. Spend an hour with some of the most versatile and efficient killing machines on Earth.

This Never Before Seen Spider Looks Like a Leaf loading...
This Never Before Seen Spider Looks Like a Leaf
Scientists stumbled upon the potentially new species in a Chinese rain forest.
Watch a Giant Spider Drag a Mouse loading...
Watch a Giant Spider Drag a Mouse
A video from Australia shows a lethal battle between a huntsman spider and a rodent.
How Male Widow Spiders Avoid Being Cannibalized During Sex loading...
How Male Widow Spiders Avoid Being Cannibalized During Sex
The arachnids choose the right females, a new study says.
"ALBINO" SPIDER FOUND IN AUSTRALIA loading...
"ALBINO" SPIDER FOUND IN AUSTRALIA
"I nearly fell over when I saw its white head," expert says.
How Peacock Spiders Get Their Bright Blue 'Butts' loading...
How Peacock Spiders Get Their Bright Blue 'Butts'
Scales filled with tiny nanostructures give male spiders the bling they need to impress females, a new study says.
Tarantula and Bug Petting Zoos Help People Conquer Fears loading...
Tarantula and Bug Petting Zoos Help People Conquer Fears
These unconventional zoos teach people about arthropods by letting them interact with them.
City Cemetery Is Alive With Shocking Number of Bats and Spiders loading...
City Cemetery Is Alive With Shocking Number of Bats and Spiders
A huge new survey shows that a historic Jewish cemetery in Berlin is now a haven for hundreds of creatures normally found in the deep woods.
Love in the Time of Tarantulas: New Spider Shocks Scientists loading...
Love in the Time of Tarantulas: New Spider Shocks Scientists
Named after author Gabriel García Márquez, the Colombian spider was identified in part because males have uniquely serrated genitals.
Millions of Spiders Coat Tasmanian Town With Silk loading...
Millions of Spiders Coat Tasmanian Town With Silk
Major flooding in Tasmania has forced spiders to evacuate—by using silken threads as hot-air balloons.
Watch Newly Discovered Australian Peacock Spider Dance loading...
Watch Newly Discovered Australian Peacock Spider Dance
The team that brought you Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus has introduced even more additions to the dancing arachnid clan.
Flirty Female Spiders Use Silk to Capture a Male's Interest loading...
Flirty Female Spiders Use Silk to Capture a Male's Interest
When male wolf spiders don't seem that interested in a female wolf spider, she ups her game by releasing more pheromone-rich silk.

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