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Arrow Shaped Micrathena Spider

Arrow Shaped Micrathena Spider

Arrow Shaped Micrathena Spider (Micrathena sagitatta) *Abdomen = butt, Thorax = middle section, Cephlathorax = head and thorax.* This insect is uncommon to find in the state of Maine. Like all other female Micrathena spiders, this one gets the pretty looks. As you can see, this species of spider has an arrow shaped abdomen. These spikes are just for looks and detering would-be predators to the spider. (No, the spikes are not poisonous but I do not recommend touching them.) There is also … Read More ❯❯

Published: August 21, 2018

Wicked Lightning

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Sitting on the porch the evening of June 30th 2018 we viewed a strange and beautiful sight. Lightning without a BANG! So we began to video this event. Then we explored for more facts on lightning. We hope you enjoy this video as much as we did that evening and the information. Lightning Types Lightning strikes the ground, the air, or inside clouds. There are roughly 5 to 10 times as many cloud flashes as there are cloud-to-ground flashes. There are two types … Read More ❯❯

Published: July 1, 2018 | Comments: 0