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

Spiders tend to not be on many people’s “favorite creatures” list. Scientists have recently announced some news that arachnophobes will find troubling. If you’re afraid of spiders, you’ll want to watch where you’re walking in New York this spring. The Empire State is expected to undergo an invasion of Joro spiders, a large, fearsome-looking spider from Asia. They’ve already hit Georgia and Florida last year and are expected to head further north in 2022. Keep an eye out for these big yellow spiders that look like something from a children’s cartoon!

Have you spotted any Joro spiders in New York? Share your creepy crawly stories in the comments!