How these spiders use bubbles to live underwater loading...
How these spiders use bubbles to live underwater
From boosting hunting success to breathing underwater, many animals have evolved uses for bubbles.
New 'astonishing' tarantula has strange horn on its back loading...
New 'astonishing' tarantula has strange horn on its back
Discovered in a little-studied part of Angola, the arachnid ambushes its prey at night.
A spider’s pursuit of older mates can have grisly results loading...
A spider’s pursuit of older mates can have grisly results
Young females are more fertile and easy to woo; older females often mate and then eat the male alive. No wonder they’re called widow spiders.
New Tarantula Species Found at Record-Breaking Heights loading...
New Tarantula Species Found at Record-Breaking Heights
If spiders freak you out, running for the hills won’t help, at least not in South America.
Climate Change Makes Spiders Bigger—And That’s a Good Thing loading...
Climate Change Makes Spiders Bigger—And That’s a Good Thing
High temperatures make arctic wolf spiders ditch their favorite food, indirectly helping the environment.

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