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Giant Hand-Sized Spiders Could Be Migrating to DE, but Researchers Say Any Panic Is ‘Just Hype’

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Joro Spider

Reports of giant spiders as big as the palm of your hand have been circulating on social media this week, stirring up strong reactions those leery of our eight-legged friends. WHYY's Mark Eichmann has more on the new invasive species that could reach Delaware.

(Original air-date: 3/13/22)