A terrified vacationer got the fright of her life when she found a scorpion and its 17 babies in her suitcase after she returned home.
"The picture was horrific enough, but the story just pushes it up so many notches that I'm shaking," a Redditor revealed.
"Low-key it's adorable in a horrible way," a viewer opined.
It is not clear what species of spider was caught lurking on the Australian man's doorbell, but what ever it was, it was big.
One woman named Amy Shea was left with Alpha-gal Syndrome, an increasingly common life-threatening condition after the bite of a Lone Star Tick.
Western banded geckos are normally mild-mannered but researchers found that all changes when they encounter scorpions.
New South Wales resident Natasha Thomson opened the package to find the incredibly venomous spider lurking on the stem.
"I do not think that the existence of synchronization in the approach to a prey has been described in any other animal," Raphael Jenson told Newsweek.
Joro spiders seem capable of surviving at lower temperatures found further north.
One viewer said it was like something out of a "literal monster movie."
"He was shut inside a plastic tub so we believe he had been abandoned in the carriage," an animal official said.
The large, colorful arachnid has spread rapidly across the state, and they look set to continue creeping into new territory.
Move over snakes and Samuel L. Jackson, now there are tarantulas on a plane as a horrifying viral TikTok clip shows.
The wolf spider exhibits a high level of "maternal care" when compared to other species of arachnid.
The large arachnids are armed with powerful mouthparts and a tail that can shoot out a vinegar-like substance.
A news study confirms that the bite of a Noble False Widow spider can be just as severe as those of the feared Black Widow.
These large, long-legged Australian huntsman spiders are notorious for entering cars and being found behind sun visors.
The first reported sighting of the Pine Rockland trapdoor spider occurred in 2012. Since then, "only a handful" of specimens, all male, have been discovered, according to a Zoo Miami press release.
In rare cases, the bite of a Mediterranean recluse spider can lead to a condition called loxoscelism that is characterized by skin lesions.
Black widows are widely considered to be the most venomous spiders in North America and can live for up to three years,
Teouna and Ken Thomas saw the large, creepy-crawly guest climbing up the window outside their house.
The arachnid belongs to a genus, or group of species, known as Loxosceles—which are commonly referred to as recluse spiders, violin spiders, brown spiders, fiddle-backs or reapers.
"My initial reaction was just to get the bloody thing out of me as fast as possible," the man said.
Deforestation and urban sprawl are forcing the venomous animals into contact with humans.
Researchers suggest that the older females may be seducing the males with pheromone signals.
The creature fills the gap between ancient tailed arachnids and true spiders.
The creatures have striking arm-like claws, but are harmless to humans.