A new study on predatory spider strikes finds a tiny arachnid biting with record-setting swiftness.
The not-quite-a-spider fossil could shed light on the early evolutionary origins of modern-day spiders.
An arachnid in Australia hunts insects, fish and other aquatic fare by swimming on the water, fetching its meal and devouring it back on shore.
When it comes to encounters with black widow spiders, birds are warned by their vision while insects are doomed by theirs.
Bondage during mating can be a matter of life and death for the long-limbed arachnid.
A batch of new spiders that grab their victims, including threatening humans, have just been found in Brazil.
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.
A male daddy longlegs spider’s amorous moment some 99 million years ago in modern-day Burma was captured forever.
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