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GardenSpider001 This Spider was found next to a barn in the weeds, where it built it's nest to protect it from the wind. It is preparing it's latest victim for a future meal. n a nightly ritual, the spider consumes the circular interior part of the web and then rebuilds it each morning with fresh new silk. The radial framework and anchoring lines are not usually replaced when the spider rebuilds the web. The spider may be recycling the chemicals used in web building. Additionally, the fine threads that it consumes appear to have tiny particles of what may be minuscule insects and organic matter that may contain nutrition. Argiope aurantia,Yellow Garden Spider Click/tap to enlarge

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This Spider was found next to a barn in the weeds, where it built it's nest to protect it from the wind. It is preparing it's latest victim for a future meal. n a nightly ritual, the spider consumes the circular interior part of the web and then rebuilds it each morning with fresh new silk. The radial framework and anchoring lines are not usually replaced when the spider rebuilds the web. The spider may be recycling the chemicals used in web building. Additionally, the fine threads that it consumes appear to have tiny particles of what may be minuscule insects and organic matter that may contain nutrition.

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The spider species ''Argiope aurantia'' is commonly known as the yellow garden spider, black and yellow garden spider, golden garden spider, writing spider, or corn spider. It is common to the contiguous United States, Hawaii, southern Canada, Mexico, and Central America. They have distinctive yellow and black markings on their abdomens and a mostly white cephalothorax. The etymology of its name means "gilded silver-face". Males range from 5–9 mm females from 19–28 mm . These spiders may bite.. more

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Uploaded Jul 7, 2016. Captured Aug 1, 2012 06:08.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/500s
  • ISO320
  • 200mm