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.
The 37-year-old man was given a three month suspended sentence and compelled to complete parenting classes. He admitted to getting distracted on his way home to his son while playing a game on his smartphone.
Beautiful – or an arachnophobe’s nightmare? Either way, reams of spider silk covering an Australian town was an unusual and arresting sight.
Eating a fried tarantula has become a popular photo opportunity for tourists in Cambodia. However, this delicacy is in danger of disappearing, thanks to deforestation and over-harvesting of the spiders.
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.
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