Never seen one like it in my 50yrs here. Struck me as rare for that reason.
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Found 2 living in an old fence I tore down today
Hello, I think we have seen the same kind of spider. I’m on the Saanich Peninsula just north of you. I also was very surprised to see this spider. I read that they can give a painful bite, too. Leather gloves for the woodpile! But a beautiful creature ….