"For people who are literally on death's door, this could be life-changing," one researcher said of working with the Australian funnel-web spiders.
"He's been all over the world, and even worked in Dubai in the deserts, yet this happens right in his back garden," said the man's wife Margaret Wood.
The teenager woke up with "a sharp pain" in her arm and saw a "giant spider" running away from her bed.
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.
"Tell me you live in Australia, without telling me you live in Australia," commented one TikTok user on the viral video.
The Australian huntsman, sometimes known as the giant crab spider, can grow to a leg span of 6 inches.
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.
Georgia first caught a glimpse of the arachnid behind the light of her kitchen's range hood. "I'm actually scared."
In rare cases, the bite of a Mediterranean recluse spider can lead to a condition called loxoscelism that is characterized by skin lesions.
You don't even want to know what other creatures could be lurking in your tree's branches.
Scientists found that the males would first bite the females on the legs before mating.
Unseasonably warm weather has caused millions of spiderlings to hatch months early, leaving them stranded on lawns and trees in what locals are calling a 'Spiderpocalypse'
Black widows are widely considered to be the most venomous spiders in North America and can live for up to three years,
They can live underwater, apparently.
Anna is a therapist—and a curly-haired tarantula, officially on the books of Hellabrunn Zoo in Munich, Germany as Tliltocatl albopilosus. Zoo visitors who are terrified of spiders can seek healing in Ursula Riedinger's one-day seminar.
A man from eastern France nearly had his arm amputated after a spider bit him while he was sleeping in June.
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.
The influence of just one social spider can drastically improve their group's hunting skills.
It is currently unclear which species of spider created the webs.
Regal jumping spiders can jump six times their own body length.
Researchers suggest that the older females may be seducing the males with pheromone signals.