• Question: what is the ball on the bottom of it

    Asked by mikeyc to Fen Raft Spider on 23 Nov 2017.
    • Photo: Fen Raft Spider

      Fen Raft Spider answered on 23 Nov 2017:

      In the picture I’m carrying my egg sac. Lots of spiders, including me, take really good care of our eggs so that they don’t get damaged or dehydrated. I need to carry my egg sac around for weeks in my mouth, not eating, to make sure my babies survive!