Top Ten Facts About Spiders

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Spiders are just plain terrifying to most people, but to some people, they're interesting.

The Top Ten

1 Most spiders have 8 eyes, but have poor eyesight

But there are 3 types of hunting spiders that have good eyesight: Jumping spiders, net-casting spiders, and wolf spiders - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

Awake,
Your lives are open wide,
The V-chip gives them sight,
All the life running through her hair,
The spiders all in tune,
The evening of the moon,
Dreams are made winding through my head,
Through my head - NikBrusk

2 A female black widow spider sometimes eats the male after mating

The only purpose of a male black widow spider is to mate - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

3 A male red widow spider will force feed himself to the female during mating. If the female refuses to eat him, he'll continue to force feed himself to her until she finally eats him.
4 It's estimated that a human is never more than 10 feet away from a spider

I had the urge to look behind me when I read this...

5 The Bagheera kiplingi is the only species of mostly-herbivorous spider known

Bonus fact: The genus is named after Bagheera from The Jungle Book - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

6 A male spider sometimes give a female a prey as a gift before mating

However, some male spiders can be real jerks. Instead of giving the female a fresh prey, a male spider might give her a prey leftover, and since it's wrapped in webs, the female won't notice! - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

Lol! It's like a guy giving a fake diamond ring for an engagement or something.

7 Spiders have really big brain compared to their body. Sometimes, a spider brain can be so big, it overflows to the spider's legs
8 In 2011, spiders took over an entire village’s trees in Pakistan and covered them in webs

Ok that might sound really terrifying for certain people. It happened because that time, there was a flood, so the spiders decided to find a safe place - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

9 The largest spider in the world can reach up to 11 inch diameter, while the smallest only reach about 0.37mm diameter

The largest being the goliath birdeater while the smallest being the Patu digua - XxDarkStorm_PhoenixMothxX

10 Arachnophobia is one of the most common phobia in North America and Europe, but is less common in tropical places, where the spiders are larger and hairier
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1. Most spiders have 8 eyes, but have poor eyesight
2. A female black widow spider sometimes eats the male after mating
3. A male red widow spider will force feed himself to the female during mating. If the female refuses to eat him, he'll continue to force feed himself to her until she finally eats him.
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