Spider-of-the-day, a perfectly amusing wolf spider, a native to be found in most New Zealand gardens – Anoteropsis hilaris. With eyes arranged to look to the back and side, whenever you think something is watching you, it’s probably one of these guys. Wolf spiders are good parents, carrying their spiderlings around on their backs for a month or so, when the can-see-backwards vision must be quite useful. More random spider facts . . .
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A while back I ran away from a twentymumble-year corporate career to be a feckless art student. Since then I've dirtied my hands with, metaphorically and/or literally, bronze and ceramic sculpture, photography, and digital and traditional illustration. Mask making was one discovery, dovetailing with my interests in teaching and performing improvised theatre. View all posts by alittleart