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The Snark

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Had the yard cut back yesterday. All undergrowth down to the dirt. Found three holes where somebody has been kicking dirt, all within 2-3 meters of where Mom had her babies. No webbing visible yet. Fingers crossed.
 

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Went out and raked the yard*. Make that 7 likely holes, all within 3 meters of mom's. Here's hoping for some serious dirt kicking.

* No snide comments about me being domesticated, please.
 

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This thread is so cool. I love love love seeing this kind of documentation. Beats seeing pictures of tarantulas in captivity any day.
 

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The forehead flattening crowd vs the statistician. The response to the thought of 10 or 15 of the 'sida yai' big blacks always elicits the 'aren't you worried/concerned/dicing/terrorized?' by nearly everyone. (My stock response to 'aren't they poisonous' is I don't eat them).
So run the stats. How often do I go out in the yard barefoot or poke my fingers down the holes? Never. Odds are now in my favor 1,000,000 to 1 against getting chomped. Barefoot at night? RUserious? 10,000,000 to 1. One of them charging out of the hole, climbing up my bod, finding bare skin and chomping: 100,000,000 to 1. Me accidentally stepping on Cheech some unfortunate evening: ~1 in 200?
"No honeybunchers, my concern is in the other direction."

If the general interest runs that people want to see pictures of holes I'll consider taking a few.
 

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Okay... so holes. Inventory time. Looks like about 15 that have been doing up to date housekeeping. The yard might get a little comical in a few months. Put in some little fences to keep the guys from duking it out?

All the holes pictured have had a typical pattern of dirt kicked out but the loose dirt has no evidence of traffic that a rodent, snake or bug would make.

Cheech


Chong


Gravity sucks (The hole goes straight down)


BHOA Beverly Hills Over Achiever


Serena (She had a huge tennis ball colored seed pod in her hole)


?


Made In The Shade (leaves)


The Troglodyte


E-N-E


Komatsu


N-N-E


George (under a) Bush


?


Gomez
 
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