The Top 10 Biggest Spiders in the World

If you are afraid of spiders, then you may be asking where the biggest spiders in the world live? The answer is that they live in many diverse locations.

This list will tell you more about them, their size and where they live.


Cerbalus aravaensis – 5.5-inch Leg Span

The Steller’s Sea Eagle is the heaviest eagle in the world weighing in at up to 20 pounds.


Brazilian Wandering Spider – 5.9-inch Leg Span

The Brazilian Wandering Spider is called “armed spiders” in Portuguese because their venom is a powerful weapon.


Camel Spider – 6-inch Leg Span

Camel spiders are not deadly to humans (though their bite is painful), but they are vicious predators that eat insects, rodents, lizards, and small birds.


Colombian Giant Redleg Tarantula – 7-inch Leg Span

The Columbian giant redleg spider is considered to be one of the most beautiful spiders in the world.


Hercules Baboon Spider – 7.9-inch Leg Span

Hercules Baboon Spider’s common name refers to the fact that baboons often eat them, and as a result, they are highly defensive towards primates, including humans.

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