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OCTOBER

Beautiful October – yellow leaves are flying in the wind, pumpkins are ripening, spiders are at their web-weaving best and we are getting ready for Halloween.  During the fall most spiders mate, lay eggs and die.  Others prepare for winter, when they will be dormant.  There are many species of spiders, but in general they can be divided into two groups based on the way they get food.  Hunting spiders don’t make webs; they either chase their prey until they catch it or lie in wait and pounce on passing bugs.  They have excellent eyesight and are fast runners. Trapping spiders make webs to catch insects and ...