Just Passing Through

One day while I was watching the top of a mound of Formica exsectoides I saw a dark object rapidly moving across the mound, apparently carefully avoiding any ants or other creatures that could be found there.  I snapped a couple of pictures, not realizing what the creature was.

It seems to be a spider,  probably a wolf spider, with a bunch of baby spiders on its back.

Cute little guys.

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About the roused bear

Nature photographer from central Iowa.
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2 Responses to Just Passing Through

  1. Zahara says:

    Wow, that is so cool. I say this to all your posts, don’t I? But this one, really, is super cool.
    I love their little blue glassy bubbly legs.

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