Wednesday, 5 April 2017

6 facts about spiders

1.did you know There are around 40000 different species of spider in the world.

2.Most spiders make silk which they use to create spider webs and capture prey.

3.Hundreds of years ago, people put spider webs on their wounds because they believed it would help stop the bleeding. Scientists now know that the silk contains
vitamin K, which helps reduce bleeding.

4.The venom of the black widow spider attacks nerves by blocking their signals to the muscles, which causes the muscles to contract repeatedly and often painfully. Black widow bites can also cause other nerve-related problems, such as high blood pressure, restlessness, and severe facial spasms.

5.Giant Huntsman spiders have leg-spans of around 30cm

6.Spiders eat more insects than birds and bats combined.

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