10 Myths You’ve Probably Heard About Spiders

Spiders, rightfully known as creepy crawlies because they are extremely creepy, and one of the most misunderstood creatures on our planet. The eight-legged freaks can be found in almost every country in the world and there are over 35,000 species of spiders currently discovered. They live in webs, in burrows with trapdoors and everywhere in between, and more often than not are found inside our houses. Here are 10 myths you’ve probably heard about spiders, but are just that — myth.

Spiders Spin Webs

Despite what some people will have you believe, not every spider in the world will spin a web. In fact, only about half of the known spiders in the world will spin a web to live in. Other species prefer to actively hunt for their prey.

Spiders In Your Hair

Those who have a profound fear of spiders have long heard about spiders living inside the depths of your hair – especially a woman’s hair. In reality, spiders would, and do, hate living inside of hair.

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