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Black widow facts

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1. A black widow can be found mainly in North and Central America.

2. The black widow is a species of poisonous spider of the ardennic family.

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3. The black widow’s venom is over 15 times stronger than the rattlesnake’s venom.

4. 40-year-old American Jeff Seale has been bitten by a black widow as many as 19 times. Unfortunately, the dose of venom was so big that after 2 weeks he died.

5. The black widow is similar to the spider called Karakurt. The caracord is a more dangerous spider than the black widow.

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6. There was a case of a black widow bite in Ukraine.

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7. A spider, a fat man is called a false black widow.

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8. A brown black widow species was found.

9. The black widow is the largest representative of the ardennic family.

10. The black widow was first described in 1775 by Johan Christian Febricius.

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Black widow questions

Is the black widow’s venom dangerous to humans?

The black widow’s venom is very strong, but he does not inject a large dose. Bites ending in death happen very rarely.

Answer: Pati


What are the symptoms of the black widow’s bite?

The black widow’s bite causes severe pain and poisoning the body. After 20 minutes, muscle contraction occurs. The most painful are spastic stomach pains that can last up to two days.

Answer: Pati


Are males or females bigger?

Male black widows are 2-3 times smaller than females. The average length of the female body is 8-10 mm, and the male 3-4 mm.

Answer: Pati


What body length can a black widow achieve?

A female black widow can reach a body length of up to 38 mm.

Answer: Pati


Does the black widow’s bite hurt a lot?

The black widow’s bite is not painful.

Answer: Pati


Could a black widow survive in Poland?

It is too cold in Poland. She probably would not have survived the winter.

Answer: Pati


What is the black widow eating?

Mainly insects, however, like a black widow can paralyze a small mammal or a bird.

Answer: Pati


Where did the name “Black widow” come from?

This is due to the fact that it is often eaten by a female partner after reproduction.

Answer: Pati


When and under what circumstances Black Widow is weak and vulnerable?

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