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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Eastern Bluebird With Spider

2022-12-27T16:14:14-06:00May 17, 2020|Categories: Birds|Tags: , , |

Last year I posted a photo of an Eastern Bluebird with a large spider (Eastern Bluebird With Large Spider). This year I photographed another Eastern Bluebird with a spider. I see them bringing in lots of spiders to the nestlings.

Eastern Bluebird With Spider
Eastern Bluebird With Spider

How I Got The Shot – Eastern Bluebird With Spider

Here is a link to my setup for photographing the Eastern Bluebirds in my Yard: My Eastern Bluebird Photography Setup

• Location: Arkansas
• Date Taken: May 1, 2020
• Aperture: f7.1
• Shutter speed: 1/320 sec.
• ISO: 1250
• Exposure Bias: +1/3 EV
• Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
• Focal Length: 500 mm
• Lens: Canon EF 500 mm f/4L IS USM
• Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II

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