One of the biggest animal myths I know of is the myth that daddy longlegs are the most venomous spider in the world. Well, there are two things wrong with that statement: The first being that even though they are arachnids, they aren’t spiders; they’re more closely related to scorpions than spiders
The Arizona bark scorpion can be found from southern California, throughout southern Arizona, into the western parts of New Mexico, the southern parts of Utah, and in Mexico (notably in Baja California, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Sonora Mexico). In the wild, they prefer to hide in
The wolf spider gets its name from the fact that they actually chase down their prey like a wolf. However they don’t hunt in packs. These decent sized arachnids can fit nicely in the palm of your hand. Yep, they can get that big. They are also very common all over the
If you suffer from arachnophobia, then you’ll love this article! The bird eating tarantula is a group of spiders that are the largest, by weight, of any known spider. Second only in dimension to Australia’s huntsman spider. I have owned and handled several in my day
The venomous scorpions have been around for millions of years and the only thing that has really changed at all is their reduction in size. Scorpions are survivors with a venomous punch. Most scorpions have the venom to cause pain, swelling, and numbness.