The rabid wolf spider (Rabidosa rabida) is a common spider in the United States, found from Texas to the eastern part of the country. When their legs are extended, they appear much larger, which can be intimidating, but their bite is not dangerous to humans.
After laying eggs, the female wolf spider carries them in an egg sac. When the eggs hatch, the tiny spiders known as spiderlings ride on her back until they are large enough to fend for themselves.
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