Giant ’parachuting’ Joro spiders: 11 facts about these scary critters, where they are, whether they pose a danger

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By now, you’ve probably heard about those scary-looking spiders who can “fly” through the air when their giant webs are lifted by the wind and transported long distances. The so-called Joro spiders — also known as “parachuting spiders” — have already been multiplying in several southern U.S. states and scaring the bejeebies out of anyone with a fear of eight-legged critters. Researchers believe the Joros will eventually make their way up north, which is why these giant crawlers have been getting so much attention of late. In case you never heard about these spiders, or didn’t study entomology … Read more about Giant ’parachuting’ Joro spiders: 11 facts about these scary critters, where they are, whether they pose a danger