It's not often that I find the male and female lounging
together in the web but it's nice to see. There are times they do get
The haphazardly-placed body parts must belong to some other female
black widow since this one has all of hers. Whenever I find
myself with my hand in the outer reaches of a web taking pictures of
resting black widows, I think "now why am I doing this?"
Believe me, I've seen how fast the widows can move so I keep my
eye on the spiders and my gear shift in "VROOOOOOM!"
© Carol Davis, 9-3-2010
Arachnids of Utah
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