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A good momma, dressed up in wolf's clothing (with 8 eyes)

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David Brown Photogra… on November 10, 2010

Zoom in to see her hatchlings crowded onto her back where they will remain for several hours or even days following their hatching unless the momma is threatened, then they will scarper.

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pedrocut on November 10, 2010

Hi Jethro

It appears that we do have English Wolf Spiders, but of course these would wear old gold and black.

So I suspect that the Wolf Spider across the Pond must have some Scottish connections as yours seems to show allegiance to Motherwell

All the best Peter

David Brown Photogra… on November 10, 2010

Nice one Peter I am impressed that you found a shirt to suit my beast!

Many thanks. Its all good stuff.


Kevin Childress on November 10, 2010

THUD ... watch it - you might loose an arm!

all kidding aside - very nice shot here, Jethro!

Liam Wolff on November 10, 2010

Wow. Very interesting photo, J. That's a lotta kids. ;)

David Brown Photogra… on November 10, 2010

Cheers Kevin best of a crummy bunch as none seem to be nicely in focus. Don't know why - maybe because I didn't want to sit down (in my shorts) any where near it.

Martin especially if they breed at that rate - you'd end up with a lot of pets.

Liam and also a lot of eyes to spot them with. Did you zoom and count them?

Cheers Y'all from Raleigh, North Carolina (home sweet home).


joyfotos on November 28, 2010

Wow, what a capture! Pretty amazing site with all those kids on board. I missed the eyes until I followed your link...what a neat creature! Can't blame you for not wanting to have a seat near Mama and the youngins':) Y*!

David Brown Photogra… on November 29, 2010

Thank you very much Joy

Yes despite all I know about them, I am still uneasy!

We are a funny lot.



Kevin Childress on November 29, 2010

THUD ...

dammit ! This thing popped up on my comments column again. You haven't squished it yet?


welcome home

David Brown Photogra… on November 29, 2010

Thanks Kevin it was tough to leave!


els f on December 5, 2010

incredible shot! great macroshot, like

David Brown Photogra… on December 6, 2010

Thank you very much Els for your kind visit.


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