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Cross Orbweaver building its web

This cross orbweaver was building its web amongst pine trees and undergrowth in Mount Auburn Cemetery. It is a very common spider in the United States, and one that many Americans no doubt see growing up. Although commonplace, they are no less beautiful.

TAGS: Arachnid, Massachusetts, Spider, United States, Web, Wildlife

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
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© Janessa Mulepati.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 28, 2016, 1:43 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS REBEL SL1
Focal Length: 250mm
Shutter Speed: 1/50
Aperture: f5.6
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PHOTO LOCATION Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America