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  • 7 Reasons Why Spiders Sleep: Why It’s Important?

    When you see a spider frozen in place, for hours, you might be wondering are they actually sleeping, or are they just waiting for its next meal. Spiders can spend hours sitting in the same location, not moving an inch! So it stands to reason why some people may think the spider is asleep. Spiders…

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    Do Tarantulas Eat Their Molt?

    Tarantulas typically do not eat their molt, the shed exoskeletons left behind after molting. Although occasional nibbling on certain parts, such as the soft and membranous areas like the book lungs or abdomen, may occur, if they can’t find enough food in their surroundings, full consumption is generally rare. In captivity, most tarantulas don’t eat…

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    Does Hairspray Kill Spiders?

    Have you ever found a skinny eight-legged spider in your corner and grabbed the first thing nearby, like your trusty hairspray? You are not the only one! Many people wonder, does hairspray kill spiders? Or really works against spiders. But before you spray chemicals in your living room, let’s explore the truth about whether hairspray…

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  • How Big Is A Wolf Spider?

    In our recent articles, we have learned about different species in detail. Today, we will lessen the curiosity about How big is a wolf spider? Wolf spiders are not shy about hunting in the open and will often be seen running across floors in search of food. In fact, the largest species of wolf spider…

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    7 Largest Jumping Spiders In The World

    Are you looking for a pet that will really impress your friends and family? Then look no further than the jumping spider! Not only are they one of the cutest spiders around, but, they are also some of the easiest pets to take care of “especially” for beginners! However, if your wondering just how large…

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    How Fast Can A Tarantula Run?

    How Fast Can A Tarantula Run? Tarantulas are some of the most recognizable and iconic arachnids in the world. With over 1,040 species of tarantulas, they are also one of the most popular types of pet spiders. Tarantulas are also a type of spider that doesn’t use webs to catch their prey. Instead, they use “the…

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    Does Deodorant Kill Spiders? Should You Use It?

    So you’ve noticed some spiders around your house, and you want to get rid of them, but are wondering if deodorant can really do the job? Well, if you’ve stumbled across this article then you’re trying to find out the very question. The short answer is Yes! certain deodorants or body sprays can kill spiders…

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    The Top 8 Giant Arachnids Of Texas With Images

    Have you ever heard about the giant spiders that inhabit Texas? If not, then you’re certainly in for a surprise! Texas is home to a wide range of spiders that come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from small and harmless to large and imposing. From the colorful desert spider to its more venomous relatives…

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    Do Spiders Eat Dead Insects? Are They Healthy?

    Spiders are predators and will therefore go after live prey whenever possible. However, they are also opportunistic feeders and will eat whatever is available to them! But, does this include prey that is already dead? While this may seem like a silly question, it’s actually one that is constantly being asked by people who are worried…

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