9 of the Worlds Deadliest Spiders

By Manish Choudhary

1. Goliath Birdeater 

A huge spider in South America, it's the heaviest arachnid, though it mostly eats insects, not birds. 

2. Peacock Spider 

Tiny spiders from Australia known for colorful dances during courtship. 

3. Diving Bell Spider 

This spider, which can live underwater, creates an air bubble with its silk to breathe and hunt small fish. 

4. Bolas Spider 

This spider, which can live underwater, creates an air bubble with its silk to breathe and hunt small fish. 

5. Social Jumping Spider 

African spiders that live in groups, sharing food and raising their young together. 

6. Orb Weaver Spider 

Spiders found worldwide famous for their intricate webs used to catch prey. 

7. Tarantula 

Large, hairy spiders often kept as pets for their calm nature and interesting behaviors like burrowing. 

8. Wolf Spider 

Agile hunters that chase prey actively instead of relying on webs. 

9. Jumping Spider 

Small spiders with great vision that can leap long distances to catch prey, earning them the nickname "zebra spiders."