Rural Missouri - June 2018 - 46
me to the
Missouri is home to more than 300 kinds of spiders.
Some are itsy-bitsy spiders while other spiders are huge
(with a leg span of 4 or more inches!)
While spiders creep
out some, like
Little Miss Muffet,
most spiders are
on the hunt for
ﬂies, ants and
even other spiders.
They eat a lot of
want to destroy farm
crops, so they can
be a farmer's friend.
eight legs and
eight eyes that
are all different.
have a very
The black widow and brown
recluse spiders are web-builders.
While the black widow is largely
an outdoor spider, while the brown
recluse seeks out little-used places in
houses, like dark closets and boxes.
Buddy Bear found a photo he likes in this issue
- but he likes to see things big - so he zoomed
in on his favorite part. Your mission? Mail Buddy
Bear a note telling him what the item is and what
page you found the photo on and your age. If
you're correct, your name goes into a drawing
to win a Buddy Bear drawstring backpack. We'll
choose ﬁve winners each month. Send your
RURAL MISSOURI | JUNE 2018
answer to: Buddy Bear's "Find The Photo"
* P.O. Box 1645 * Jefferson City, MO
65102. Congratulations to last month's
winners: Lareda Zimmerman, Tanner
High, Joshiah Sutton, Araya Price and
Henry Bohlmeyer. The image was on
page 9 - it was the ﬂag on the brick wall.
The photo can be viewed in our May digital
edition at www.ruralmissouri.coop.
This month's entries must be
received by June 8. Sorry
adults - this contest
is for only for
kids age 13 and