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Wolf Spider (Hogna carolinensis)

On a zoological field course in Arizona, I noticed that my head torch was catching the intense eye shine of an organism on the ground ten meters in front of me. At first, I thought it was an amphibian of some sort, but as I got close I realised I was looking at a huge arachnid! This huge Wolf Spider remained motionless, as fellow students and I look at the beast under the light of our head torches.

TAGS: Arachnid, Arizona

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 11, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Camera Make: PENTAX Corporation
Camera Model: PENTAX *ist DL2
Focal Length: 100mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f19
ISO: ISO200
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PHOTO LOCATION Arizona, United States of America