The secret life of spiders

Spider secret life

Here are a few interesting facts about the life of spiders. After you've read this, you'll probably want to take action right away to take control over them. 

  1. Spiders are arachnids, not insects: they have two body segments instead of three.
  2. Spiders have 8 legs while insects have 6.
  3. The blood of spiders is blue.
  4. The average house contains 30 spiders.
  5. There are more than 35000 species of spiders in the world. 
  6. You are always 3 feet away from a spider.
  7. The average lifespan of a spider is 1 to 2 years.
  8. Spiders are found on every continent except Antarctica.
  9. When moving, a spider always has 4 legs touching the ground and 4 legs off the ground.
  10. The world’s biggest spider, the Goliath spider (Theraphosa blondi), can grow up to 11 inches wide.
  11. Unlike humans, spiders have muscles on the inside of their skeleton.
  12. Spider webs are made of silk and contain vitamin K, which helps reduce bleeding.