Huntsmen Spiders of the family Sparassidae are some of the most efficient hunters on the planet. They resemble Crab Spiders in that their legs are “arranged” in a manner that allows them to move sideways like crabs; this unique positioning also allows these spiders to hide effectively in small crevices or lie flat on tree trunks.
Huntsmen Spiders are some of the fastest spiders around and their large sizes may be frightening to most. These spiders have eyes that are arranged in two rows of four, and mostly hunt at night.
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