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Posts with the tag: "Black Widows"
Published on April 26, 2011
A lot of people have a fear of spiders. Some of these fears are legitimate - raise your hand if you don't want to lose a limb to a black widow bite - but some people's fears are more in line with the 1990 movie Arachnophobia. (Note: most spiders won't eat an entire human being in under twenty minutes).
Published on April 21, 2011
There's a reason most people have an aversion to spiders. Spiders are predatory, venomous and can be very aggressive. Luckily, the majority of different species of spiders in the Pacific Northwest either don't have enough venom in their bite to do any harm to humans, or they don't possess mandibles strong enough to puncture our skin.
Published on March 08, 2011
There's a common myth among Pacific Northwest residents about spider bites, and it's this: Many venomous spider bites come from the nasty, dangerous brown recluse.