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Wolf spiders carry their eggs attached to the spinnerets at the end of the abdomen, allowing the spider to carry her unborn young with her. Immediately after the young emerge from their egg case, they climb up their mother's legs and crowd onto her abdomen.
Worldwide; shrublands, woodland, wet coastal forest, alpine meadows, suburban gardens. Most are wanderers without permanent homes.
Freshly hatched young. Mom still has her fangs in the egg sac. (image 2)
Lat: 42.96, Long: -85.67
Spotted on Jun 13, 2011
Submitted on Nov 7, 2011
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