Category: spider

Roughly 2200 people are bitten by Black Widow spiders in the US…

Roughly 2200 people are bitten by Black Widow spiders in the US each year. Zero of these recorded bites in the last century have resulted in fatalities.

Photo : Bloomingdedalus

Mazda had to recall 52k cars due to a species of spider loving…

Mazda had to recall 52k cars due to a species of spider loving the smell of gasoline so much it chose to build its web in the cars emission systems.

The affected model, the Mazda6, has two pipes coming out from its gas tank, which is extremely rare and means that the smell of gasoline is strong enough to draw the spider in but not strong enough to kill it.

Photo : Autocar

To avoid being eaten by the female, some male spiders will often…

To avoid being eaten by the female, some male spiders will often tie her up before mating.

Photo : Alissa Anderson / ScienceAlert

When you kill a spider, you make the spider population in your…

When you kill a spider, you make the spider population in your house smarter and sneakier by taking a stupid spider out of the gene pool.

Australian Redback Spider captures a lizard.Photo : Calistemon /…

Australian Redback Spider captures a lizard.

Photo : Calistemon / wikipedia

Microscopic View of a Spider Embryo.

Microscopic View of a Spider Embryo.