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A look at the characteristics of a spider bite and those that are venomous.
Discover how long the effects of a spider bite last.
Brown recluse spider bites are cause severe pain and necrosis. Discover how to tell if you have been bitten.
Basic first aid for treating spider bites and symptoms that will require professional medical attention.
Discover if spider bites itch and how to treat them.
What spiders have deadly bites? All spiders are poisonous. Venom is the weapon with which they paralyze and kill their prey. Most spiders are innocuous to humans
Explore common spider bites both harmless and venomous.
Spiders are NOT insects but they do both belong to the same phylum and have many of the same characteristics. Discover what distinguishes spiders from insects.
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A spider can smell anything it touches. Spiders learn about the world around them through their senses, including their sense of smell. While a spider does not have a nose, it does have a way of identifying the scent of other things, especially prey, through chemical receptors that are located on the spider's legs.