How Do Spiders Mate?

how do spiders mate

Spiders are one of the most interesting creatures on Earth. There are more than 50,000 species of spiders that live all around the world. They are unique insects and can be found in many different habitats. Those 8-legged arthropods are seen everywhere, starting from houses, and ending in the deserts.  Since you came across this … Read more

How Long Do Spiders Live?

How Long Do Spiders Live

Even though many people are afraid of spiders, they are very interesting creatures and have a pretty intriguing existence. We can all agree that some of the spider’s habits are truly amazing, and learning more about them can be a very entertaining thing to do.  Since you came across this article, you must be wondering … Read more

Zombie Spiders: Mysterious Facts & Characteristics

Zombie Spiders

Many people agree that in real life, zombies do not exist. However, these zombie spiders prove this wrong. It turns out that in the Insects, zombies are real. Let’s take the ants, for example. The fungus uses ants’ bodies and minds to support the reproduction of their species. However, ants are not the only insects … Read more

Spider Life Cycle

Spider Life Cycle

All spiders share the same basic life cycle, from the smallest jumping spider to the biggest tarantula. The main stages of the spider life cycle include – egg, spiderling, and adult stages. Even though each of these three phases of their development is specific, they still differ from species to species. The interesting thing about … Read more

Baboon Tarantula

Baboon Tarantula

Among the Biggest and Heaviest Spiders in the World Baboon tarantula spiders belong to Theraphosidae family. These inhabitants of Africa form part of the tarantula genus and look quite like baboons due to their black hairy exteriors. Though not hazardous to humans, their venom, like various tarantulas is very strong and causes painful bites. Hercules … Read more

Bird Eating Tarantula

Bird Eating Tarantula

The Biggest of Them All Among the three hundred known species of tarantula inhabiting our earth, the Goliath Bird Eating tarantula spider is the biggest of them all. Its leg span is ten inches and it weighs more than six ounces. Like other arachnids, these also possess eight legs, enclosed in dark brown hair that … Read more

Tarantula Care

Tarantula

Easy to Maintain, Friendly Character and Available Easily Tarantulas are without doubt, the most popular pets of people living in the US. The reasons for their popularity are not difficult to guess. For one, they are easy to maintain, have friendly character and are available easily. It is normal for many to have pets just … Read more

Keeping a Spider as a Pet

Camel Spider

Many Consider Keeping Tarantulas an Absorbing Hobby Spiders are arthropods with eight legs and breathe air. They grab their victims using their fangs and poison their prey. You can find them all over the world except in Antarctica and can survive anywhere. Many consider keeping a spider as a pet, a very challenging hobby. Tarantulas … Read more

Mexican Tarantula

Mexican Tarantula

The Females Have a Life Span of 30 Years Mountain ranges of western Panama and Mexico, like the Sierra Madre Del Sur and Sierra Madre Occidental, are known to inhabit the earthly variety of the Red-kneed Mexican Tarantula, biologically named as Brachypelma smithi. They form a large genus and many enthusiasts have them as pets.  … Read more

Rose Hair Tarantula

Rose Hair Tarantula

Beautiful but Its Bites Are Both Venomous and Painful You would have perhaps noticed a number of American pet stores selling tarantulas. They call this species as the Chilean flame tarantula, Chilean rose hair tarantula, Chilean red-haired tarantula (as per its color morph), Chilean fire tarantula or Rose Hair Tarantula.  Its biological name is Grammostola … Read more

Goliath Tarantula

Goliath Tarantula

Largest Among the Species of Spiders in the World The Goliath tarantula is one among their species. The expert says that this bird eating variety is the second largest spider on earth. It derived its name, the Goliath bird-eating spider, from an eighteenth century copper engraving that showed one eating a hummingbird. However, that is … Read more

Jumping Spider

Jumping Spider

The Life Cycle of a Jumping Spider The lifecycle of a jumping spider ranges from 6 months to 2 years. Jumping spiders could survive up to 3 years in confinement. Jumping spiders’ existence is influenced by their habitat and gender. Female jumping spiders have a better lifespan than males. The longest living jumping spider recorded was … Read more