Jaak Põder - Mother and kids

 

Wolf spiders are unique among spiders when it comes to childcare. Female spider carries her egg cocoon with her the whole time and guards it fiercely if needed. When the spiderlings hatch, they crawl to their mother’s back and stay there until their first skin change.


Location: Kõrvemaa, Estonia

Tags: huntämblik, jaak poder, Lycosidae, pojad, summer, suvi, wolf spider, young



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