Sunday, May 15, 2011

a little creepy?



Some strange ball hung between the prongs of our metal fence. On close inspection it turned out to be.... a ball of baby spiders!
Maybe they bundle together like that for warmth, or maybe they are all listening to story spun by a nanny in the center of the ball. It's a little like the volvox form in another language.

There seemed to be neither egg sac or mother in the vicinity. A little web surfing reveals that a Garden Spider like this is their mama.

3 comments:

Matthew said...

Most excellent.

Marie said...

Excellent but nightmarish to one who thinks that 8 legs is overdoing it.

hare said...

I think there are very nice view.^^