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

Here in Ohio, we’re no strangers to wildlife and creatures of all kinds. It’s a fact of life, especially if you’re exploring the great outdoors. According to a recent study, however, there may be a brand new kind of critter in our backyards: the Joro Spider. Common to Japan, this large, yellow spider has been spotted in the Southeast and it’s believed to be spreading to other parts of the country. Here’s more on a new invasive species of spider that may soon be arriving to the Buckeye State.

For more information about the Joro Spider, you can read this study published by the University Of Georgia. What are your thoughts on this invasive species? Feel free to share with us in the comments below!