The Mystery of the Wandering Daddy Longlegs loading...
The Mystery of the Wandering Daddy Longlegs
This article was published in 2007 on National Geographic's blog Phenomena.
Wasp Vs. Tarantula, Explained By A Nine-Year-Old loading...
Wasp Vs. Tarantula, Explained By A Nine-Year-Old
The child and his family were on their way to a hike when they encountered a gruesome side of nature.
Why This Spider Has A Cartoonish Butt loading...
Why This Spider Has A Cartoonish Butt
A Pikachu-shaped abdomen may help this spider catch them all.
This Spider Isn’t From Mars—So Why Is It Named for David Bowie? loading...
This Spider Isn’t From Mars—So Why Is It Named for David Bowie?
A Beyoncé fly, a Trump moth, and more: learn why some species are named for famous figures.
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Spider Catches Prey by Shooting Webs
The rare ability helps some spiders outwit larger prey.
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Watch a Spider Take Down a Scorpion Twice Its Size
The video was taken by a man in Australia who stumbled upon the battling critters in his bathroom.
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Watch: Giant Wasp vs. Giant Spider Battle Ends With a Twist
Video taken in Sydney, Australia, shows a large spider wasp carrying a Huntsman spider to its death—until a surprise visitor drops in.
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Watch a Giant Spider Devour a Cricket on a Man's Hand
Up close video footage taken in Australia shows how this enormous spider immobilises and consumes its prey.
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Watch a Tarantula Crawl Out of Its Own Skeleton
A time-lapse video shows what happens when a young Mexican Red Knee tarantula is ready to shed its old exoskeleton.
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Ever wonder what spiders get up to in your home? A team of spider experts fill a house full of hundreds and hundreds of spiders and watch as astonishing drama unfolds.

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