BLACK WIDOW

Black Widow spiders build webs near entrances of abandoned burrows, outbuildings, or under stones. They seldom leave their webs. These spiders eat small insects or small creatures caught in their web such as mice or lizards. Black Widows are well know for their toxic venom, the venom subdues their prey. They are not inclined to… Read More BLACK WIDOW

FISHING SPIDER

There are about 3,400 species of spiders in North America, north of Mexico and about  40,000 worldwide. The fishing spider is from the genus Dolomedes, there are over a hundred Dolomedes species worldwide. Fishing spiders are found near water or in wooded areas. These spiders are generally more active in summer, the females are larger… Read More FISHING SPIDER