Posts Tagged ‘mate cannibalism’

I feel as though the entire house is being insulated by spiderwebs. Their favorite locations for spinning webs are bushes and doorways. I mind the later since I have to use them to enter the house. The good news is I have only had to remove one guest from inside the house, a big black spider with tan legs. Amazing count considering the plethora of arachnids guarding the doors.

*That’s cool* a random fact

Mate cannibalism is rarely practiced by the female black widow species of North America in it’s natural habitat. However, the female Western Black Widow, Latrodectus hesperus, is impressively as much as 160 times larger than the male of the species.

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