Pregnant spider?

by Chris Cann June. 26, 2011 10751 views

Could anybody tell me if this spider is pregnant, thats what I thought but not really sure. Thanks for any help

Don't what the ball was but it was'nt for letting it go and it never changed position

Small golf ball maybe??

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Masoud Ahmadpoor 9 years, 11 months ago

Great!

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Olga Helys 9 years, 11 months ago

Nice composition
Great angles, colours and ... details
Well done

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Sadhya Rippon 9 years, 11 months ago

Yes, this is the egg sac, or cocoon. The spider carries it until the spiders are about to hatch, and then they are go into a protective web where they stay until their first moult.
I have been taking shots of exactly this in my garden. I will post them tomorrow if you would like to take a look.

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
David Cardona 9 years, 11 months ago

Stunning!

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Gregg Maretka 9 years, 11 months ago

very very cool shots....never seen anything like it

9 years, 11 months ago Edited
Carissamarie 9 years, 11 months ago

Yup, it's pregnant. I got so curious that I Googled it.

Anyway, great shot! Very interesting. :)

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