If you choose to accept it, Your next challenge is to find out what colors the nearby Gasteracantha cancriformis spiders are… 🙂 Most are white with red and/or black spines. I don’t know if the colors are genetically determined or environment-triggered. I live in the NorthEast, I only get to casually study these things when I visit relatives in the SouthEast. They’ve become accustomed to me escaping parties to wander into briar thickets in the dark. One of my very introverted relatives learned to “assist” me to escape the relatives. 🙂 Anyhow, I’ve only found the white G. cancriformis with… Read more »
Hahaha! That sounds like a great way to enjoy parties. I’ll have to try it sometime. I’ve already been the person who pulls out a pocket multi-tool and tightens outlet cover screws. Perhaps in the absence of loose screws, I can go spider-hunting. If I can get someone to go with me, that would be even better. I’d love it if I could get my local friends interested in spiders.
If you choose to accept it…..
Ahhhh is this a reference to my favorite (1966-1973) TV show? Love it.