Want To Meet the 14 New Types of Spiders That Will Terrify You for the Rest of Your Life. Of Course You Do.
Listen to this as you read this story. Prowling the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in California, evolutionary biologist Chris Hamilton would spend much of his time examining holes in the ground. He'd keep his eyes peeled for the telltale signs: a clean circle, lined with a translucent white silk. When he would spot the right burrow, he'd dig out a tarantula. "When you get it out of its burrow and you look at it, you almost immediately know, 'Whoa, I wasn't expecting to see that,'" Hamilton...