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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Killer Spider


Seriously creepy. The size of the spiders in autumn is pretty incredible. This one was minding his own business in the center of his web. His bold markings and colors was a photo opportunity waiting to happen. I snapped away. When I went to leave, I noticed another spider of the same variety nearby, only larger, and killing some sort of large beetle. It was super gross. I high tailed it out of there ;)

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19 comments:

Janet said...

Whoa...that is one mean looking arachnid!! ...and one spectacular photo! Love how you captured the web so beautifully as well as his meanness

maria said...

Amazing capture! Happy RT2.

Mine's here.

fredamans said...

EEEKKKKK!!!

Great capture all right! Scared the crap outta me!

Luna Miranda said...

this is awesome!

ABC Wednesday

Cafe au lait said...

Fantastic shot!

I played too. Mine are here and here.

Roger Owen Green said...

but lovely colorful
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

photowannabe said...

Strangely beautiful but I sure don't like them and I would go the other way too.

Andrea said...

His Meanness is probably a Her Meaness ... unless, of course the bigger Meanness is the her Meanness ... I would have taken pictures of the bigger Meanness making the kill. You are, after all some distance away, right? I would be using a telephoto lens for sure. Beautiful spider in any case ... thanks for the moment of goose bumps:)

Andrea @ From the Sol

Laura~Pretty Pix said...

I hate spiders! That said.. this is a cool shot.
We do have enormous spiders this time of year. Finding one in the house.. I totally freak.

Candy C. said...

I agree with Laura-Pretty Pix, hate, hate, HATE spiders!! (shudder)
You did find a rather attractive one though. :)

Maria Gagliano said...

Good shot. I hate spiders.
http://www.mariasspace.com/2012/09/all-my-reds-from-weekend.html

chubskulit said...

My husband hates spiders!

Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

capturedalive said...

Love taking shots like these meself!! Nicely done

PhenoMenon, ABCW Team

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

Killer Spiders, Yikes!! Nice pic.

Ali Crehan said...

Excellent photo! Is it really a killer, though? We get enormous grass spiders here and they occasionally find their way into my garage or onto the front stoop. I don't mind the spiders as long as they mind their own business and leave me to mine!

Ann said...

Hope you didn't have to get to close for this great, colorful shot.
Ann

barbara l. hale said...

Amazing shot!

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

Calling by from ABC Wednesday,letter K, what a lovely photo of the killer spider.

JunieRose2005 said...

That's a great spider picture! I like to photograph spiders and their webs too and I post them often on my blog!