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Know Your Spiders!
The Wolf Spider:
Female Wolf Spider carrying her babies.
The Wolf Spider is a common spider found all over the world. It got its name long ago when people thought that it hunted in packs like the wolves and was very aggressive. It’s as very hairy, quick as a cat and can get as big, about 2 inches long. This spider is a hunting spider that feeds on earwigs, ants, roaches, crickets, grasshoppers and beetles. These guys ambush its prey and chase them down if necessary. They vary in color from black, to gray to light brown.
Wolf Spiders Homes.
You can see from the pictures above what their homes look like. Usually they are at ground level but the will build these nest in between concrete blocks in walls and fences.
Wolf Spider Bite
This spider’s bite is considered highly dangerous and painful experience. Because this spider is bigger than most spiders and is very aggressive, the wolf spider has earned a reputation of being a vicious predator. They should be taken seriously, but their bites are not always as bad as their reputation. The spider’s venom isn’t very dangerous to humans but the bacteria on its fangs can cause some tissue issues
What are the symptoms of a wolf spider Bite?
Identifying what bite you is important to know what you should do about the bite, so study the pictures on this page. But if you got bite in the dark or didn’t see the culprit you can use the list below to help getting proper care:
What first aid should I use if bitten?
After identifying wolf spider, the bites symptoms the proper care must be carried out to prevent complications from the spider bite.
5 Steps for Treatment
1. Like all wounds, bites from wolf spiders must be washed and cleaned. An antibiotic ointment may be applied to kill bacteria which may have been introduced by the wolf spider through its bite. 2. Place a cool or cold towel over the area to minimize pain and swelling as well as the spread of the venom. 3. Monitor the progress of symptoms and note any complications. 4. In the case of high fever and development of other symptoms other than those in the table above, contact your physician as soon as possible. 5. Take note of any tissue death or development of a lesion on the area around the bite. It might be possible that the spider has been misidentified. If so, seek immediate medical attention.