Some spiders hibernate during the winter months, but that's not true of all spiders. Spiders that do hibernate usually hide under the bark on a tree or under piles of leaves.Know More
Brown recluse spiders are known as warmth-hunting spiders, because they seek out shelter in the winter and remain active. This type of spider generally likes to hide in homes and other structures, in dark places that are rarely disturbed.
Other spiders lay a sack of eggs and then die out in the winter. When springtime comes, their eggs hatch out. The jumping spider is one such spider who lays its eggs in a warm spot to ensure its offsprings' survival before dying.Learn more about Spiders
Outdoor Life lists the top 10 most dangerous spiders as the Brazilian wandering spider, the black widow spider, the brown widow spider, the brown recluse spider, the six-eyed sand spider, the Chilean recluse spider, the northern funnel web spider, the Sydney funnel web spider, the wolf spider and the red-legged widow spider. Other spiders considered worthy of topping a "most dangerous and poisonous" list include the sac spider and the hobo spider. Due to the venomous nature of these spiders, which can potentially cause serious injury or death, it's important to avoid contact with them if possible, and if bitten seek immediate medical attention.Full Answer >
Spiders are carnivorous animals, eating insects such as flies, moths, cockroaches, fleas, mosquitos and even other spiders. Some species, such as the tarantula and the Goliath bird eater, are large enough to eat small rodents, amphibians, lizards, snakes and small birds.Full Answer >
In North America, there are multiple spiders that are completely orange or partially orange, such as the cross orbweaver, the woodlouse hunter, the black widow, multiple jumping spiders, and the sheetweb and dwarf spiders. There are 4,000 species of spiders in Canada and North America, as of 2014.Full Answer >
Spider adaptations include sticky webs, venom, quick movement and various anatomical adaptations. The specific adaptations that help spiders survive depend on the species. Some spiders have developed additional coloration adaptations, such as warning colors or camouflage, while others have developed behavioral adaptations.Full Answer >