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Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Spiderlings

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Theres a whole lot of them and there wasnt any yesterday. There super tiny with a yellow body and a single black mark on there rear end. They tend to drop if you get two close to them then they just climb back up.

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Hi, I think they are orbweaver spiderlings. In the Spring they are developed enough to leave their egg sacks and scatter to start their lives in new places. There are atmospheric signals that young spiders sense that trigger them to scatter at the same time. It’s pretty cool, they can sense electrical charges and wind changes and things like that mostly by the way the atmosphere moves the hairs on their bodies.

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