Spider Evolution - A timeline of ancestors reveals the course of spider evolution. Numerous unique adaptations were acquired along the way.
What are the most deadly spiders where humans are concerned? Are spiders poisonous or venomous? Come into my web and learn.
Learn the difference between fishing, raft, and dock spiders compared to wolf spiders, and read about my personal encounter with a giant wolf spider, bigger than a dinner plate, lurking in my apartment!
There are 2 spiders who live in Texas with venom that is poisonous enough to be dangerous, this article looks at black widow and brown recluse spiders.
Wolf spiders are much maligned, but magnificent and beneficial neighbors of mankind. They'll eat your brown recluse spiders for you, if you will only let them do so.
Spiders come in all shapes and sizes, but this article looks at the biggest of the bunch, listing the top 5 biggest species.
For having such a nasty, nasty bite, with nasty, nasty venom - the brown recluse isn't such a terribly bad fellow. Invite one over for a visit, you'll see. Brown recluse spiders just need some lovin'
The bark scorpion is a pest problem in the southwest United States, and in Arizona and Clark County Nevada especially. One of the most venomous scorpions, here is some advice to avoid being stung by one. Find out what you should do if you are ever stung by a scorpion, and learn about a new antidote...
The markings on a cross orb weaver spider are very unique and actually quite pretty. Although bites are rare, they do happen (usually when someone has provoked the spider through incorrect handling).
It is a poor man's form of gambling although some bets could go as high as $1,000 for a fight that may end in less that a minute. It pits two spiders on opposite end of stick.