Tarantulas comprise a group of large and often hairy arachnids belonging to the Theraphosidae family of spiders, of which approximately 900 species have been identified. Except in cases of anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction) no species of…

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Orb-weaver spider

The typical orb-weaver spiders (family Araneidae) are the most common group of builders of spiral wheel-shaped webs often found in gardens, fields and forests. The orb-weavers include over 10,000 species and make up about 25% of…

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