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    Fast Facts

    A spider’s blood is transparent.

    There are about 37,500 known species of spiders.

    Young spiders can regenerate a leg if it’s lost.

    Spiders have been known to lay up to 300 eggs in a single egg sac.

    Little Miss Muffet of the nursery rhyme really existed. She was the daughter of 16th-century physician Dr. Thomas Moufet, who believed spiders had healing powers and forced his daughter to eat them.

    A jumping spider can jump up to 25 times its own body length.

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