19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Spider sleeps in winter

In winter, the house spider coiled a cocoon between the leaf of the Decembrist flower and the window glass and sleeps in it. The photo tells about the behavior of spiders in cold winter in an area with a temperate climate. It is also shown that spiders can take refuge in winter from frost in a human dwelling.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Belgorod, Russia
Camera: ILCE-6500
Copyright: © Dmitriy Belmaz