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This Golden Silk Orb Weaver Spider, found in a South Alabama yard, is preparing a beetle for dinner. The wrapped prey will be brought back to the hub of the web to reduce theft by other spiders.

TAGS: Alabama, Spider, United States

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Enterprise, Alabama, United States of America
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© Aletheia Johnson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
Total Views: 40
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 7:20 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/100
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO1600
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