Synopses & Reviews
- The Fisher Spider (whose legspan can be as wide as a human hand) dives down to catch aquatic critters!
- The Goldenrod Crab Spider changes color.
- The Spitting Spider spits venom and sticky threads to capture prey.
- Find out why northerners need not fear the Black Widow.
Which spider spits venom and sticky threads? Why donít Northerners need to fear the Black Widow? These answers and more are found in Spiders of the North Woods. The easy-to-follow format makes field identification of over 60 species simple and fun.
About the Author
Larry Weber has recently retired from a 40-year career as a science teacher. He taught students from seventh grade up to graduate school. His awards include the Minnesota Secondary Science Teacher of the Year in 1993 and the National Biology Teacher Association's Middle School Life Science Teacher of the Year for 1998. Larry writes a weekly phenology column for a local newspaper, presents phenology updates for two radio stations and is a regular contributor to the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer. He lives with his wife on an old farm in Carlton County, Minnesota where he watches, photographs and writes about critters.