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!
You will find a ton of facts about the black widow spider. Is the male spider poisonous? How come a bite can kill you? How to handle first aid after a bite, and of course how to kill this eight-legged freak! Tips for dealing with black widow spiders in your home or yard.
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).
Spider Evolution - A timeline of ancestors reveals the course of spider evolution. Numerous unique adaptations were acquired along the way.
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'
I can't figure out why spiders are attracted to one of the cats' litterboxes. Are they crazy? Oh, well, they fit right in with this crazy household.
A humorous column about large spiders in Southeast Kansas.
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.
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.
On the island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands many residents have reported being bitten by small black jumping spiders. These bites are said to be so serious they need urgent medical attention .