Spiders. Even hearing the word gives us a creepy goosebumps filled feeling. The thought of a spider crawling on my skin just makes me shudder. Whether we agree with it or not, but we know that spiders don't get much love in this world. Nevertheless, these are some fascinating creatures who have a real creepy side of facts filled with them. Go through the post and tell us which one of the facts made you shudder?
8 Mindblowing Crawly Facts About Spiders That Will Give You Goosebumps
#1 Spiders cannot hold their solids.
Yup, spiders cannot digest solid foods. For them to eat their prey, they first inject fluid in their prey's body which melts their organs insides and then spider feeds on that melted body.
#2 They have no blood.
We all know the thick red fluid that comes out of our body if we get an injury or nose bleed. But spiders have something a bit different. They have hemolymph. It is copper not iron-based and is actually transparent. Although when it mixes with oxygen it shows a blue color.
#3 They can control their blood pressure.
This is like a superpower that these little creatures have. Controlling their blood pressure these crawling creatures they spring their legs outward and jump.
#4 They have no bones.
Imagine killing a spider and cleaning up the bony mess afterward? Umm..no thanks. Spiders and other insects actually rely on their hard exoskeleton instead of bones.
#5 They eat webs.
Yes, you heard that right. Apart from crawling on human skin, spiders eat old webs to gain on nutrition to make a new web. Sounds interesting.
#6 They are not stuck on land.
There is a piece of real evidence that one spider has adapted to survive in water. The Diving Bell spider uses the hairs on its body to trap tiny bubbles of air. So next time you go for scuba diving, watch out for any underwater spiders!
#7 There are no spiders in Antarctica.
If you are really scared of spiders than there is one place that you can go to.
#8 Not all of them are meat-eaters.
It is found that there is one spider who is a vegetarian. But we wonder if they ever have a cheat meal of meat every once in a while?