spiders

THE pink-prowler is one of the UK’s most common house spiders. But, where do they come from and are they dangerous? Here’s all you need to know. What are pink prowler spiders? The Pink Prowler, also...

Brits have revealed their most bizarre fears with buttons, balloons – and the colour yellow making the list. Researchers polled 2,000 adults to reveal the nation’s eclectic mix of phobias, with...

A lot of people are scared of spiders but those who suffer from arachnophobia can take solace in knowing that even spiders are afraid of themselves. Researchers have revealed spiders have shown signs of...

A woman was left stunned after she was asked to remove her sparkly spider brooch at work because one of her colleagues has a phobia. The £14.99 accessory, from high street brand Zara, is made from sparkly...

FROM false widow spiders to deadly fungi, the arrival of autumn brings its own set of deadly dangers in the natural world. This week angler Arfon Summers, 39, was stunned to hook a potentially lethal lionfish...

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! Around 1,300 students were evacuated from a Northamptonshire school on Friday morning after a false...

In a breakthrough discovery, researchers have uncovered a never-before-seen fossilised brain from a 310-million-year old horseshoe crab. The 'one in a million' discovery is said to reveal some...

Fang you very much! Widow spiders are eating snakes all over the planet, shocking study says Herpetologists have tracked accounts of spiders killing snakes all over the world In over 300 instances of spider-vs-snake...

TINY red spiders can be a scourge for British gardeners in the warmer months. The miniature creatures can cause an infestation if left alone and are also known to invade houses in the autumn – but...

An apparently monster-sized spider was spotted crawling across the M5 after a road traffic collision – but all was not as it seemed. While scanning the area for the scene of the collision involving a...

Researchers have identified the top 30 myths which are commonly believed to be true – such as 'the most heat escapes through your head', 'we only use 10% of our brains' and 'goldfish...

A creepy video appears to show spider legs sticking out from a bathroom tap and what happens next has left people feeling "scared". In the clip, uploaded on TikTok by user @iamfinny she records...

Female black widow spiders start EATING their partner before they’ve even finished mating – before moving on to another male Cannibalism initiated by females with leg grasping and piercing...

A WAVE of poisonous brown recluse spiders has swept across the UK in recent years, with at least two children claiming to have been bitten. Brown recluse spiders, which can leave those bitten sweating...

Geraint Hopkins, the 'Snakeman', has turned his own home into a zoo with 120 snakes, 70 spiders, frogs, geckos and hedgehogs – and many other animals some wouldn't dream of living...

Ogre-faced spiders can hear without ears thanks to their hairy legs that can pick up sound vibrations six feet away Ogre-faced spiders — Deinopis spinosa — cast their nets to catch insect prey They...