Images of small things from the biggest county in Texas – #505 – We have baby spiders !

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Arachnophobics beware !!!

I had noticed this spiders egg a few days ago. It was in some Johnson grass in our field next to home. I walked by it a couple times a day. I was really thinking that the mama spider would reappear and pose. I have very few spider images. This morning I found this little dark mass in the web and on closer inspection, I discovered we had a hundred or more baby spiders crawling about. The egg is about a 1/4 inch in diameter and in the second photo you can see the hole in the egg from which they had hatched.

I was fortunate that I photographed them when I saw them. A couple hours later they were all dispersed doing whatwver little spiders do to survive.

“It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important.”
Arthur Conan Doyle 

Stop and admire something small today ††† en theos †††jim work

2 thoughts on “Images of small things from the biggest county in Texas – #505 – We have baby spiders !

  1. Thanx S, I am not real scared cat about them either, but I did keep my eyes on alert. I was about 1-2″away from this herd of little ones and I was afraid the mama might come charging out after me. I watch too many of those safari type adventure things. Seems the mama just lays the egg and sez “you guz are on ur own”.

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