Poisonous Spiders

 

The name suits well; it is quite a hairy, fast, and ferocious spider, but it is not dangerous for the human anyhow.

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With 4 inches leg-span, Wolf Spiders are large in comparison with the average arachnid size. Their skin is of a brownish grey color, the fangs are long and sharp and hairy, and the creature has indeed quite a fearsome aspect.

However, chances are you will never find one of these at home; they are outdoors creatures, garden spiders that hunt by day without the need of a web because of their excellent vision (spiders spices rarely have good eye sight, reason why they build web traps). This arachnid can actually be found almost everywhere on the planet, in places where there are plenty of shrubs to hide, plants and, of course, many insects to feed on. Wolf spiders can mix perfectly with the ground, where rocks, rubbish, sand or dry earth and leaves have the same general color as our friend here has.

The above picture of a wolf spider is, in fact, modified in its background color so you can have a better identification of this species; the below picture of the wolf spider is the real one, and, as you can see --or can't--, the spider is almost invisible.

As they can camouflage so well, they roam mostly on solid ground, running over the preys and attacking them with powerful quickness and strengh.

With 4 inches leg-span, Wolf Spiders are large in comparison with the average arachnid size. Their skin is of a brownish grey color, the fangs are long and sharp and hairy, and the creature has indeed quite a fearsome aspect. However, chances are you will never find one of these at home; they are outdoors creatures, garden spiders that hunt by day without the need of a web because of their excellent vision (spiders spices rarely have good eye sight, reason why they build web traps).

Wolf spider bite

Wolf spider bite is not a heavy poisonous one; yet, its bite may cause some bad reactions in certain victims, as deep pain, redness and swelling. Sometimes the bitten tissue becomes black, but these effects do not last more than ten days.

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