Jaak Põder - Mother and kids

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

Posted on 01.09.2012
Photo info - 04.08.2012: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, 100 mm, ISO 800, f 10, 1/100 sec
Tags: huntämblik jaak poder Lycosidae pojad summer suvi wolf spider young wildlife photography
Jaak Põder - Mother and kids

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

Posted on 01.09.2012
Photo info - 04.08.2012: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, 100 mm, ISO 800, f 10, 1/100 sec
Tags: huntämblik jaak poder Lycosidae pojad summer suvi wolf spider young wildlife photography