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Parenting. Nature is so amazing that parents do their job of protecting their next generation, but nature has always provided a tool that we humans named as &#039;Camouflage&#039;.<br />
Here this spider species lives on tree trunks, and if you can differentiate, its actually guarding its egg-sac, which is so well camouflaged that you need second look to see it. This spider built this almost super flat, making it merge with surrounding. 70-300,Asia,D5200,Hersilia savignyi,India,Karnala,Karnala Bird Sanctuary,Maharashtra,Nikon,NikonD5200,Panvel,Parental care,Raigad,Spider,Tamron,Two-tailed Spider,WildIndia,WildMaharashtra,abhitap,arachnid Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Parenting.

Nature is so amazing that parents do their job of protecting their next generation, but nature has always provided a tool that we humans named as 'Camouflage'.
Here this spider species lives on tree trunks, and if you can differentiate, its actually guarding its egg-sac, which is so well camouflaged that you need second look to see it. This spider built this almost super flat, making it merge with surrounding.

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  1. That is so cool! One of your most spectacular finds ever! Posted 4 years ago
    1. oh :-) Thank you :-) Posted 4 years ago

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''Hersilia savignyi'' is a hersiliid spider found in Kerala, Maharastra, Gujarat, Karnataka, West Bengal, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, and Sri Lanka.

Popularly called the "two-tailed spider", this spider is common in southern India. It lives on the trunks of large trees — including commonly on the trunk of the coconut palm. Its colour closely matches that of the tree trunks in which it lives. It feeds on moths, ants, and other smaller spiders. Its cocoon is generally laid in the.. more

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Uploaded Sep 17, 2015. Captured Aug 23, 2015 14:26 in Karnala Foot Path, Maharashtra 410207, India.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/10.0
  • 1/2s
  • ISO100
  • 185mm