For some spider suitors, the arachnid equivalent of a box of chocolates is an insect wrapped in silk.
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 →
Scientists now have a mate to match the largest female spider fossil ever found...but there's a catch.
Close-up photography reveals some of the spookiest spiders and insects anywhere on the planet.
Spiders from deep time have surfaced in images of unprecedented detail this week at a geological meeting in Denver.
Strange sightings and new species abound in the Peruvian amazon, including a strange web-like structure that no scientist has been able to yet identify.
Spider webs attract prey that's electrically charged, helping to explain why spider silk is so light and flexible. Continue reading →
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