Be On The Lookout For A New Invasive Species Of Spider In Iowa This Year

The news reports are both fascinating and terrifying – a new invasive species of spider is crossing the ocean to make its appearance in the United States. While it’s starting on the east coast, many residents of Iowa are wondering – should I be keeping an eye out for the Joro Spider in my backyard? Here’s everything you need to know about this distinctive arachnid.

The Joro Spider may not be in Iowa – yet – but the Hawkeye State has no shortage of its own unique wildlife. Let us know about your encounters in the comments section. If you’re looking for updates on the Joro Spider and other invasive species, make sure to visit the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for all the latest information.

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