Spiders can travel the world by sea, air and land, covering vast distances with ease.
The prehistoric animal is so bizarre that, for years, scientists couldn’t figure out which side of it was the front and which was the back.
The wooing only works if the females can feel these vibrations.
The tarantula is a fast-moving spider, but it's not always a coordinated one, a new study finds.
Arachnids optimize the size, strength and stickiness of their webs for catching whatever prey is around.
In lab-dish tests, seven compounds obtained from venom blocked a protein crucial for transmitting the sensation of pain to the human brain.
Two gorgeous new species of peacock spiders nicknamed 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin' have been discovered in Australia.
Set aside your fears, arachnophobes, and check out our collection of downright strange spiders. See what tricks these special creatures use to keep themselves safe and fool their prey into making fatal missteps.
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