What howls and carries its babies, but is not a wolf?
Wolf spiders are found in Mexico, U.S.A., and Africa, too. They live in sandy places and under rocks. The Wolf spider has a nest underground. The spider does not have a web. Wolf spiders are found in woods and in peoples houses.
The spider is 13 mm wide, 3.8 cm long. The Wolf spider has 8 longer legs. This spider is brown in color. The Wolf spider lives up to 1-2 years old.
The females lay eggs and their babies hatch from eggs. The babies climb on the moms back. The female Wolf spiders lay 1 - 60 eggs.
Wolf spiders hunt at night for their food. They eat insects and other spiders. This spider can run very fast after its prey.
The Wolf spiders enemies are people, other spiders, snakes, cats and dogs, and bears.
Other Interesting Facts
There are 37 000 different species of spiders in the world. Only a few spiders are poisonous.