My spider photos and some of my natural history writings have been featured on the Oregonian’s website! I’m so excited to see my work getting out to the public!

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Pardosa sp. “Thin-legged Wolf Spider” Lycosidae, with young

Olympic National Park, WA
June 8, 2013
Robert Niese

Female wolf spiders spin an egg sac and attach it to their spinnerets, carrying around their

precious cargo until the spiderlings hatch and crawl onto her back. There, the babies will stay until they’re old enough to venture out into the world on their own.