Above All Else, Spiders Are Predators.

Above All Else, Spiders Are Predators.

Spiders are consummate hunters and killers and in the world of bugs, they are the equivalent of wolves, lions and sharks. Hunting strategies differ among spider species.  Some build fantastic webs to capture passing insects, like the Orb Weavers, while others, like...
Spiders – Very Hungry Hunters!

Spiders – Very Hungry Hunters!

Spiders are a very successful group of arthropods that are found everywhere from deserts to grasslands to forests to Arctic tundra.  There are more than 45,000 species identified worldwide and that number is growing with new discoveries. It has been estimated that...
Spiders Spin a Web of Fear!

Spiders Spin a Web of Fear!

Spiders and their webs are synonymous with Halloween. Spider lore has changed over time.  According to medieval superstition, people believed that if you saw a spider on all hallows eve, it was the spirit of a dead loved one watching over you.  When humanity started...