Happy Birthday America!

Happy birthday America! Have a safe and wonderful celebration of our nation’s independence. My our family to your family. ~ Dave The common house spider is the one we usually encountered indoors. More of a nuisance pest because of its webs than the spider itself. The...

Giant Tarantula Discovered in Sri Lanka

New Giant Tarantula Discovered in Sri Lanka In an article in Wired.com by Nadia Drake, a new type of tarantula “about the size of your face” was found in northern Sri Lanka. The spiders, with a leg span up to 8 inches across, live in trees and the “old doctor’s...

Beware The Brown Recluse Spider

The brown recluse spider, also called,the ‘fiddleback spider’ or ‘violin spider’ due to the dark violin shape on its head. They are nocturnal and eat other bugs like cockroaches and crickets. Males wander farther than females and will crawl into shoes or other...

About Spider Bites

Did you know that spiders have modified fangs that inject venom? Most spiders will only bite humans in self-defense, and few produce worse effects than a mosquito bite or bee-sting. Most of those with medically serious bites, such as recluse spiders and widow spiders,...