Sack Lunch

I was studying a huge golden garden spider when a bee stumbled into its web. The spider quickly decended to its prey, and with incredible speed had the unfortunate visitor totally enclosed in aciniform silk. It really is astonishing how deftly the spider moves across its web, dangles from an ad hoc trapeze created from only a few strands, and how it spins its catch while producing a special type of web designed to immobolize the victim.

Golden Garden Spider trapping a bee

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3 Comments

  1. Anita

    wonderful sequence! You get the most interesting bug pictures!

  2. Kris Holmes

    Oh, what an amazing picture!

  3. Kris Holmes

    Oh, what an amazing picture!

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