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Glitter in the Night (Spider Eyes)

 
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I was using my new headlamp last night, when I looked at the ground and thought someone had dropped a few pieces of glitter around the yard.

I looked closer to see if that is what it was and found a one inch long wolf spider looking back at me.

I looked at another one and it was a two inch long wolf spider!

I noticed that the smaller ones would run away as I got closer, but the big ones would just stare right back. I had never noticed this before, has anyone else seen this?
 
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Yes, it's a fun way to see just how many spiders are out there!

 
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It was neat and a little startling at the same time!

Glad I've got a lot of little beneficial hunters around!
 
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This song came to mind the other night with all those little eyes watching.

 
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Lol! That was the first thing I thought of reading your post.

I always feel like...spiders are watching me...🎤
 
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Tina Hillel wrote:Lol! That was the first thing I thought of reading your post.

I always feel like...spiders are watching me...🎤



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