Spiders

Reptiday in Navarre

Reptiday in Navarre

Hundreds of reptile lovers and reptile curious flooded the Navarre Conference Center on Saturday to get a look at the snakes, lizards, and spiders on display and for sale at the annual Reptiday show. Reptiday, a scaled-down version of the popular Repticon show of reptiles, is a one-day event held in smaller venues across the […]

Tarantula fun facts: Big spiders are delicate critters

Tarantula fun facts: Big spiders are delicate critters

First Tarantulas European wolf spiders found near the Italian city of Taranto were the first to be called tarantulas. Their venom doesn’t affect humans, but from the 11th century into the 17th, people thought it caused a form of mania called tarantism that could be calmed only by a frenzied dance called the tarantella. Current […]