What has a red spot on its back?
The Black Widow spider lives in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Southern Saskatchewan and Southern United States and the tropics.
The Black Widow spider is shy. They have eight eyes. The male is smaller than the female.
The female lays eggs. All babies hatch from eggs.
The Black Widow eats ants, bees, bugs, flies, grasshoppers and other spiders. Male Black Widow spiders are smaller than the females.
Some of the Black Widows enemies are wasps, other spiders and people.
Other Interesting Facts
There are about 37 000 different species of spiders in the world.