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The Next Generation
Saitis Barbipes
Black and Yellow Argiope
A Marbled Orb Weaver at Night
Spider on Relcaimed Wood
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Wasp Spider (Argiope  bruennichi)
Wolf Spider (Hogna carolinensis)
An Eight-Legged Buddy
Wolf Spider with spiderlings and egg sac
Argiope Aurantia
Arachnid Levitation
Jumping Jack
Jumping Spider
Giant Spider on Fig Tree
Giant Wood Spider on Tree
Golden Orb Weaver Spider
St Andrews Cross Spider
A curious jumping spider
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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.
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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