Black widow spiders have rapidly evolved super lethal venom, such that the spiders are now building stronger webs to handle ever-bigger prey. Continue reading →
If you think you've gotten some weird holiday presents, learn what other animals give as gifts.
It has been an interesting year of discovery in the world of creepy crawlies and many-legged critters.
From a puppy-sized spider to a bug bigger than your hand, 2014 was a good year for sightings of the merely big and the colossal in the animal kingdom.
What do Jennifer Lopez, Ozzy Osbourne and John Lennon all have in common? It sure isn't the music, of course. All three have had newly discovered animals named after them. Trace and Joe tell us about their animal counterparts.
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.
Insects and other creepy crawlies have extremely long family histories. Here are some bugs with impressively long lineages.
The news might come as a surprise to New Englanders, who didn't think this local spider's bite had any effect on humans.
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