Animal News: Halloween Special: World's Biggest Spider Devours Mouse
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© 2013 National Geographic
Halloween Special: World's Biggest Spider Devours Mouse
October 31, 2013—The world's largest spider, the Goliath tarantula is also a venomous killer that liquefies its prey. Gustavo Hormiga, a biology professor at George Washington University, explains the arachnid's ferocious hunting strategy—and why there's no need to fear it unless you're the size of a mouse.