Immature male web spider Steatoda nobilis with a sweat bee prey.
As I have noticed before, web spiders tend to immobilise potentially dangerous prey by giving them a light silk wrap first using their rear legs to revolve the prey. They then go in for a killing bite.
Spider investigates the freshly snared sweat bee
Spider reverses and uses rear legs to revolve prey giving it a light silk wrap
Spider then investigates some more
Before moving in to give it's first bite
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