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Spider silk is about 5 times stronger than steel of the same weight.
In western Iran, there’s a viper with a fake spider for a tail.
The last time somebody died from a spider bite in Australia was in 1981.
The chances of us eating even one spider in our sleep throughout our lifetime is close to 0%.
Each species of peacock spider has its own courtship dance.
Out of 46,000 discovered species of spider, only a single one has been found to be a herbivore.
A male Black widow spider avoids being eaten by a female by smelling how ravenous she is.
Male spider mites prefer their sexual partners to be dead.
The Stegodyphus lineatus desert spider feeds her babies by vomiting up her own guts.
Michael Jackson tried to buy Marvel Comics just so that he could play Spider Man in his own produced movie.
In German slang, the @ symbol is called a klammeraffe or “spider monkey.”
Only about 4% of people seeking treatment for spider bites actually have confirmed spider bites, a U.S. study found.
In 2017, Australian scientists discovered 50 new species of spider in one 10-day research trip.
A baby spider is called a spiderling.
The Mexican fishing spider attaches itself to a small leaf, floats across a pond as if on a raft, and from this vantage point hunts its prey, large tadpoles and small fish.
There is a species of spider called the Hobo Spider.