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Black Widow

  • Posted March 18, 2012 by Lukesmom Viewed 1340 times

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I was pulling weeds in my herb garden today and pulled back a big cluster from the rock border and voila! Look what I found. Don't know if she's pregnant or if they are just this big and round naturally. The shiny black skin and the brilliant red telltale sign on the belly are actually pretty impressive. And no, I didn't kill her! I think this looks better enlarged.


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    • # Abby

      I found once on apiece of furniture I bought at a yard sale, nearly had a heart attack !!! After I recovered, I capture it in a jar..... You are lucky you found yours outside where you can just leave her alone ! Great shot !!!

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    • # Leslie

      Ugh! I hope you were wearing gloves! A friend of mine was once bitten by a brown recluse....nasty business!

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