For over 50 years, Dieter Scholz has been fascinated by arachnids. He is currently curating an exhibition of spiders and scorpions in Bonn, Germany, with particular emphasis on their evolutionary tactics.
Airlines are notorious for evading their obligation to compensate delayed passengers, and this time they're blaming a spider. A German court is ruling on whether the hairy arachnid can be blamed for a flight delay.
The Goliath birdeater is like something straight out of a horror movie. Still, the biggest spider in the world has a softer side as well.
A migrant who climbed four floors up a facade to rescue a small child in Paris has been offered French citizenship after meeting President Macron. A video of his Spider-Man-like heroism went viral on social media.
Fifteen new species of “smiley-faced” spiders have been discovered. But, their names will surprise. Among them, former US president Barack Obama, wife Michelle, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and US Senator Bernie Sanders.
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