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Feb 10, 2015 04:33 AM ET
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.
Dec 20, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Discovery News
It has been an interesting year of discovery in the world of creepy crawlies and many-legged critters.
Nov 6, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Insects and other creepy crawlies have extremely long family histories. Here are some bugs with impressively long lineages.
Nov 3, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The news might come as a surprise to New Englanders, who didn't think this local spider's bite had any effect on humans.
Oct 30, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
A lot of the fear surrounding spiders is based on myths, not facts, according to the experts who study these eight-legged creatures.
Oct 27, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Famed for its excellent vision and pouncing skills, has long been an enigma to neurobiologists.
Oct 21, 2014 04:55 PM ET // Richard Farrell
These spiders have super leg-spans and cunning attitudes to match their size.
Oct 20, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Known as the South American Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi), the colossal arachnid is the world's largest spider.
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