black widow spider


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black widow spider

poisonous spider; consumes her mate after mating. [Zoology: NCE, 308]
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Out there, visitors are warned on arrival about the presence of black widow spiders and their distinguishing feature is a red hour-glass like feature on their underside.
Vierra continues his work with black widow spiders and synthetic silk production.
A FORMBY woman is the latest shopper to discover what she believes to be a black widow spider in her grapes.
There are six species in North America that can be harmful to people, including the brown recluse and black widow spider.
American building worker Paul Derry, 37, almost died after a deadly black widow spider bit his manhood as he used a portable toilet at a worksite near Miami.
You might encounter a venomous Black Widow Spider the next time you visit your mailbox.
A DRIVER was horrified when he spotted a deadly Black Widow spider in his new car.
A LORRY driver found a black widow spider in the engine of a classic car he had imported from America.
It is sharing the cage with a deadly black widow spider and is open to public viewing.
A SECOND poisonous black widow spider has been found in a bunch of grapes at a Southport supermarket.
The former Boy Scout knew a black widow spider when he saw one.
Bonnie Hunt weaves a wonderful performance as Rosie, a black widow spider whose talents range from high wire acrobat to wild insect tamer.