Backyard Biology

Nature stories from my backyard and beyond

Podcast

Urban Legend
the real Daddy Longlegs

November 3, 2010

As a young child, one of my first nature friends was the Daddy Longlegs.  I would spend hours playing with these gentle delicate creatures.  No matter how many times I would pick them up, prod them, make them walk on my hand, they always seemed to put up with me...