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your eight-legged friends wish you’d give them some credit

Posted in animal life with tags , , , , , , , on August 8, 2011 by kaffeemitschlag

These guys are found in households across North America, but don’t fret. If you’re not poking them repeatedly or trying to put tiny little spider clothes on them, they’ll probably leave you alone, all the while consuming the true pests around the house.

Click to zoom, but I’m sure you’ve figured that out already:
there's one behind you right now

Check out this video to see a garden spider in action, mummifying a Japanese beetle faster than you can read this sentence:

Also, wolf spiders are probably better mothers than yours: