Semi Large Spider

Bakersfield, CA

Found this big fella outside my door... his leg span is about 2 - 2-1/2" anyone happen to know if he's friendly? He currently is positioned in front of a garden spider that's hiding in his web.

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Minot, ND

It's a wolf spider (family Lycosidae), and active hunter with good (for a spider) eyesight - see for an example). Given the chance, either spider likely would kill and eat the other...

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