Fluorescence This is a deathstalker scorpion, Leiurus quinquestriatus, when young adult. This is what it looks like when you combine a blacklight with the normal light in the room. All scorpions glow under blacklights.

This tarantula puppet is about 20 inches long. The tarantula glove puppet has lots of furry moving legs and no moveable mouth. It is very large and is perfect for any play or skits involving poisonous Tarantulas!

Brave scientists: To discover a species such as the goliath bird-eating spider is one thing - to put your hand next to it is quite another

Scientists unveil 20 new species ...but with a blue scorpion, and a tarantula the size of a hand, couldn't we have got by without knowing?

The puppy sized spider. The South American Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi) is the world's largest spider, according to Guinness World Records. Its legs can reach up to one foot centimeters) and it can weight up to 6 oz.

Giant spider eating a bird caught on camera in an Australian garden in 2008.


Bird-Eating Spiders - Flying into the web of a giant Golden Orb Weaver spider and becoming stuck in it spelled the end for this native Australian finch.

Camel Spider

25 Most Amazing and Unusual Animals on Earth

The camel spider also known as the wind scorpion or sun spider is in fact a member of the solifugae family and not a spider at all! It’s of the arachnid family but not actually a spider. They can be up to 6 inches long. These are speedy little buggers.

Big spider eating a fish!

Is it a fish? Is it a spider? Feeding time down at the pond captured in stunning action photograph

Brazilian wandering spider, the most poisonous spider in the world

BRAZILIAN WANDERING SPIDER (Phoneutria nigriventer) - ©Techuser The Brazilian wandering spiders appear in Guinness World Records 2010 as the world’s most venomous spider. fera is the most venomous species of spider.

Spiders with painful bite URL:

I have chosen this Australian spider as one of my resources because the angle…


Asian forest scorpion (Heterometrus laoticus) in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Spider & frog - Arachnid eating a frog in Tanzania (by Arddu)

Spider & frog - Arachnid eating a frog in Tanzania (by Arddu)

Identifying wolf spiders are usually based on  their body size  URL:

Wolf Spider eating a cockroach.that just has to make you feel better

"Only the biggest spider on earth, this plate-sized bird-gnawing beast actually prefers to feast on smaller fare, like bats, bugs, and annoying children. In other words, the bird-eating spider rarely eats birds. Sure. Anyway, like its tarantula cousin below (the whistling spider) the Goliath or bird-eating spider is at risk due to its Amazonian habitat destruction. Though tarantulas are scary, they’re fairly harmless to humans.  Whistling Spider" - stardust, a funny fellow pinner.

20 (More) Strange and Exotic Endangered Species

This is an Emperor Scorpion. They look very cool and can easily be held though I never mustered up the courage to do it lol.

Scorpions are nature s way of saying Screw you I m gonna combine lobsters spiders wasps and nightmares