Wolf Spider

Wolf Spider

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  • very small, usually only 0.2-1.5 inches long
  • live all over the world
  • colors range from pale gray to dark brown
  • typically have bands, stripes or spots which provide them with good camouflage
  • wolf spiders are hunters, so they have very good vision
  • they have 8 eyes which are arranged in 3 rows
    • top row of eyes sense movement
    • middle row focuses on objects
    • bottom row helps judge distances
  • can spot prey up to 12 inches away
  • fast runners