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.
A new company is hard at work breeding 7,000 tarantulas.
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.
A lot of the fear surrounding spiders is based on myths, not facts, according to the experts who study these eight-legged creatures.
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