Spiders are egg-laying animals; females lay clutches of eggs in a weblike sac. These sacs can house thousands of eggs, and the female spider may simply lay and abandon her eggs, or she may stick around to protect them un... More »

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Spiders do not have ears, but they do have unique sensory organs that allow them to sense vibrations. According to AskNature.org, certain segments of the spider's legs have tiny hairs called trichobothria, which are incr... More »

Diving bell spiders of the species Argyroneta aquatica have the ability to swim, and they use this adaptation to live underwater. Although they live and swim in the water, diving bell spiders still breathe air by creatin... More »

The biggest black widow spiders are females, which grow at least twice as big as the males. Female black widows can grow up to 1.5 inches long, including the legs. More »

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While spiders are often appreciated for the pest control services they provide, spiders are prey to a variety of animals, including birds, lizards, frogs and even larger spiders. Some animals, such as Tarantula hawks, de... More »

Contrary to widespread urban legends, spiders do not lay eggs in human skin. This setting is not an appropriate environment for spider eggs to hatch. More »

While spiders and other small insects do, on occasion, enter human ears, they do not do so to lay eggs. Once inside the ear, spiders typically seek only to get back out. More »