Octo-mum has nothing on this little lady!!

This single expectant Mother of, ooh I don’t know, a few hundred, and her fifty or so newborns has taken up residence  in my living room window!! Yes my window, she’s very little and has eight legs.

Introductions; Hello Miss spider I'm Country Barbie

Introductions; Hello Miss spider I'm Country Barbie

When I first introduced myself she already had some hatched spiderlings,

but only one sac. Two days later I went back for another peak and

there were two sacs. She’s a very busy Mum, I don’t know how she does it.

She's got her hands full with that lot!

She's got her hands full with that lot!

I’m keeping my eyes peeled for her offspring spinning threads about the Croakery. I’m not sure if all the spiderlings will be born this year, some stay in their cosy silken sacs until spring. She could go on to produce several more sacs and upto 3,000 spiderlings

Spiderlings

Spiderlings

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