There are over 35,000 species of spiders worldwide and about 3,000 native to the United States. All spiders are predators, meaning that they feed on other insects even other spiders.
Spiders are mostly nocturnal
Identification can be very difficult to determine exact species
In the United States the Black Widow and the Brown Recluse spiders can be harmful to humans
All spiders use venom on their prey when hunting
Fun Fact: Spiders are not insects; they are arachnids with eight legs, rather than the 6 legs that insects have.
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