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50 New Spiders Discovered In Australia
Spiders capable of diving, jumping, and dancing (and one the size of a human face) were among the new species discovered.
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Tarantulas May Be 'Right-Handed'
Once thought uniquely human, a preference for the right or left side seems to also occur among wild animals.
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Tarantula Found Eating a Snake in Wild for First Time
The bloody scene, witnessed in Brazil, confirms that tarantulas are hardly picky eaters.
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Disco Spider Pulsates With Colour, Baffling Scientists
"I haven't seen anything like it," scientist says of the flashy arachnid from Asia.
New Spider With Horned Fangs Found in Dinosaur-Era Amber loading...
New Spider With Horned Fangs Found in Dinosaur-Era Amber
The recently discovered species hails from the late Cretaceous period and is notable for its bizarre body forms.
About Goliath Spider

The goliath birdeater tarantula of South America is arguably the biggest spider in the world. Watch as one hapless mouse wanders into a spider's deadly trap, and see the unusual adaptations that make the goliath one of nature's deadliest ambushers.

 

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