Sunday, October 16, 2011

Funny Spider Facts for children

Here are some of the interesting and strange facts about Spiders.
  • There are more than 70,000 types of spiders in this world.
  • The largest spider was the Magarachne which had a diameter of 50 cm.  The fossil of this spider was found in Argentina.
  • The skleton of a spider is located on outside of its body.
  • Spiders have 8 legs and 8 eyes.
  • Spiders are found in every continent except Antarctica.
  • An abnormal fear of spiders is called ‘arachnophobia’.
  • Giant Huntsman spiders have leg-spans of around 30cm (12 in).  

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