Live Science Staff
In this episode of Life’s Little Mysteries, we’ll take a closer look at mysterious arachnids with more legs and eyes than you can count on one hand: spiders.
How long have spiders been around? How many different spider species are there, and which species are the most dangerous to humans? Listen to Life’s Little Mysteries 25: Mysterious Spiders, to find out!
We’ll also hear about tiny, colorful peacock spiders, and how the males’ elaborate courtship dances protect them from being eaten … not by predators, but by the much-bigger females.
Guest: Kimberly Hickock, reference editor for Live Science and Space.com
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Originally published on Live Science.