Hobo spiders are scary looking

I saw this little fella the other day. And I’m still recovering. A hobo spider. A big hobo spider. Hobo spiders are scary! Common to the Boise area, hobo spiders are one of the more generally feared spiders around. Often confused with a brown recluse, The hobo...

Mini yellow jacket nest

Rarely are Yellowjackets cute, but this one changed my opinion a little bit. I found this nest the other day:   Yellowjackets and Hornets nest in many different places; underground, in crawlspaces, under eaves, attics, ducting, wall voids, sprinkler boxes, or even...

Black Widow Spider in Boise

I found this black widow spider the other day at a house in Boise. Among the most venomous in the world, the black widow spider is a terror to behold.       Identifiable by their characteristic hourglass on their abdomen, female black widow spiders...