Hunting spiders - huubdewaard
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Frontal portrait wolf spider, made with magnification 10, f/6.4, ISO 100 and 1/250 sec. using a Canon 7D, a Canon MP-E 65 mm f/2.8 and a Canon 2x teleconverter.

Wolf spiders are members of the family Lycosidae, from the Ancient Greek word "λύκος" meaning "wolf". They are robust and agile hunters with excellent eyesight. They live mostly solitary lives and hunt alone. Some are opportunistic hunters pouncing upon prey as they find it or even chasing it over short distances. Some will wait for passing prey in or near the mouth of a burrow (source: Wikipedia).

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