What spider has 10 legs?


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No spider has 10 legs. The camel spider appears to have 10 but it actually only has eight. These arachnids have two additional sensory organs that resemble legs.

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Camel spiders are carnivores that have extremely strong jaws and can grow to be up to 6 inches in length. People often believe that they will chase a person; however, they only chase shadows. This is because they prefer to avoid sunlight and thus they are always looking for shade.

These spiders can run up to 10 miles per hour. They have two sensory organs called pedipalps, and many people confuse these organs with extra legs. The pedipalps work as additional tasting and smelling organs.

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