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Feb 4, 2016 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The number of known tarantula species in the American Southwest has just doubled, and includes an all-black spider from Folsom Prison named Johnny Cash.
Feb 2, 2016 12:27 PM ET // Discovery News
A male daddy longlegs spider’s amorous moment some 99 million years ago in modern-day Burma was captured forever.
Dec 2, 2015 09:15 AM ET // Dani Cooper, ABC Science Online
Female preference drives the development of ostentatious traits in males.
Nov 30, 2015 04:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Knowing which species of spider built a web in a certain area, as well as what it feasted on, are important pieces of information for researchers.
Nov 30, 2015 02:17 PM ET // Discovery News
Researchers marvel at the evolutionary convergence, even as they're not sure what purpose the color serves.
Nov 23, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
According to experts, the spiders' presence is actually a good thing.
Nov 19, 2015 10:20 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The new arachnid was discovered in its underground lair, a limestone cave.
Nov 3, 2015 04:08 PM ET // Discovery News
The semi-aquatic fen raft spider, once nearly extinct in the region, is seeing benefits from a relocation program.
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