spiderIntroduction: Currently there are over 40,000 different species of spiders that have been identified worldwide. All species of spiders are venomous, but are not usually toxic to humans. Spider bites usually cause discomfort or leave welt when humans are bitten.

Biology: Spiders mainly eat other insects caught in their webs. Spiders prefer to eat live insects opposed to dead ones. Once an insect is caught in their web the spider in will attack and inject the poisonous venom into their prey. Spiders can only eat liquids so all food eat must be first broken into a liquids. This is done through their fangs and regurgitated back into the pray.

Habits: Spiders are known to lay eggs in silk sacs usually found inside their web. Each silk egg sac contains more than 100 eggs. Most species of spiders usually only survive for one year. Typically spiders will hide in their nest and wait on their prey opposed to searching for food