The Life Cycle of a Spider
Ages 6 to 12 years. Millions of baby spiders burst out of egg sacs each day in every part of the world. This book describes the growth and development of these fascinating animals. Full-colour images of all kinds of spiders, from the common to the exotic, are included. Children will love learning about: the unique life cycle of different species of spiders; how spiders care for their young; differences between male and female spiders; how environmental damage affects the life cycle of a spider; how children can help spiders.
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abdomen animal's animals arachnids arthropods baby spiders balloon black widow body sections build webs burrows cephalothorax chelicerae color cycle dragline egg sac exoskeleton splits fangs feed female spiders fishing spider garden spiderlings green lynx spider grow hardens Harvestmen hatch Helping spiders hide Hinged feet hunt inside an egg inside the egg large spiders leave the egg leave the sac leaves or branches line of silk liquid loses a leg male spider mate molt old exoskeleton palps pedipalps pesticides poisonous spiders predators protect their egg Rainforest spiders red-kneed tarantula span species sperm spider begins Spider eggs Spider silk spider toxins Spider venom spider's body spiders are mature spiders go spiders have eight spiders lay spiders live spiders Spider Spiders that live spiders weave webs spin webs spinnerets Spinning silk strand of silk suck surprise their prey tiny spiders type of spider types of insects web-weaving spider hangs young spiders