Some spiders are such ant wanna-be's that they resemble, act like, and hang out with ants, even forming mini colonies to foil ant-hating predators.
The news might come as a surprise to New Englanders, who didn't think this local spider's bite had any effect on humans.
Bigger, beefier spiders are emerging because, as a new study has found, some spiders love city and suburban living. Continue reading →
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
Check out the gymnastic-like moves of the "somersault spider," the world's only known spider to move via backsprings. Continue reading →
A video gone viral looks like a creepy clump of spiders, but it's actually a cluster of harmless tiny critters trying to keep warm. Continue reading →
A caterpillar benefits from a trait that makes others recoil: toxic halitosis. Continue reading →
Spider webs attract prey that's electrically charged, helping to explain why spider silk is so light and flexible. Continue reading →