Spider On A Web

2023-02-05T03:15:32-06:00September 3, 2020|Categories: Spiders|Tags: , |

I came across this Spider on a web near my place here in Arkansas. I don’t know what type of spider this is and if you do, please let me know by leaving a comment.

Spider On A Web
Spider On A Web

I am out on photo walks often near my place near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. I was on a photo walk when I came across this spider. I photographed it while hand-holding my camera.

Gear Used:

  • Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • Lens: Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS II USM


  • Location: Near the Ouachita National Forest (Arkansas)
  • Date & Time Taken: September 5, 2015 (08:26:26 A.M.)
  • Aperture Priority
  • Aperture: f7.1
  • Shutter speed: 1/250 sec. (as determined by the camera)
  • ISO: 800
  • White Balance – Auto
  • Metering Mode: Evaluative
  • Exposure Compensation: 0 EV
  • Back-button Focus
  • Single Point Focus
  • Focal Length: 400 mm
  • Processed With Luminar 4

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Carolina Wolf Spider

2023-02-05T09:03:06-06:00August 24, 2020|Categories: Spiders|Tags: , , |

The Carolina Wolf Spider is one of the largest species of wolf spiders found in the United States.

The Carolina Wolf Spider is a formidable hunter and is known for its quick speed and agile movements. It can grow up to an inch and a half long and is usually a dark brown color with gray markings on its legs and body. This spider is native to the southeastern United States, but its range extends to Arkansas.

Carolina Wolf Spider
Carolina Wolf Spider

Despite their large size and scary appearance, the Carolina Wolf Spider is not dangerous to humans. While they have venom, their bite is not toxic and will only cause a mild, temporary pain. They are also not aggressive and will only bite if they feel threatened.

The Carolina Wolf Spider is a nocturnal hunter and uses its keen sense of sight and hearing to hunt for its prey. It is known for its unique hunting style, which involves silently stalking its prey before making a lightning-fast strike. The spider then wraps its prey in silk and devours it at its leisure.

In Arkansas, the Carolina Wolf Spider can be found in gardens, fields, and forests. They are also commonly seen in and around homes, as they are attracted to the insects that are drawn to the lights at night. If you happen to come across a Carolina Wolf Spider [Read More…]

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