Oh What A Web

February 15, 2023  •  Leave a Comment

Oh What A WebOh What A Web


  • This large spider has three different names, the golden orb spider, the giant wood spider, and the banana spider.
  • The golden orb spider does not look like or smell like a banana, nor are they always found on bananas.
  • They got the nickname "banana spider" from the fat that their web are yellow (gold) like a banana.
  • It is the oldest surviving spider known on earth.
  • The biggest one reportedly was in Australia and measured 2.7" in length.
  • The female is larger than the male, and like the preying mantis, feeds on the male after mating.




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