Tarantula Kills Snake
From the archives of Discovery: Watch a tarantula take out a snake. Learn more about tarantulas in this video.
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How Ticks Work
Although you would expect ticks in the woods and countryside, you can find ticks everywhere, even in the city. Learn more about ticks in this HowStuffWorks video.
Assignment Discovery: Horseshoe Crabs
Horseshoe crabs are around five thousand times older than the human species. Learn more about these crabs on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery.:
Buggin' with Ruud: Hawk Moths
On Animal Planet's "Buggin' with Ruud," host Ruud Kleinpaste studies one of the fastest insects in the world, the hawk moth.
Tarantulas and Their Venomous Relations: New Species
Over 800 species of tarantula have been recorded, but scientists believe the total number of species is double that figure. Learn more about newly found species of spiders on Discovery Channel's "Tarantulas and Their Venomous Relations."
The Real Lost World: Giant Centipedes
The giant centipede has enough toxic venom to kill frogs and mice. They have 42 legs and can grow up to 14 inches in length. Learn more about the giant centipede on Animal Planet's "The Real Lost World."
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