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Topic Review (Newest First)
10-30-2012 07:41 PM
GMYukonon24s WOW great shot!
10-30-2012 03:01 PM
EWTC
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Originally Posted by jmsaltfish797 View Post
that is an awesome picture. nature can be truly amazing sometimes.
Thanks!
EC
www.macrocritters.wordpress.com
10-30-2012 04:10 AM
jmsaltfish797 that is an awesome picture. nature can be truly amazing sometimes.
10-30-2012 03:10 AM
PinkRasbora Amazing picture, and oh my god spiders are scary...
10-24-2012 12:26 PM
NWA-Planted Thing has got some trippy eyeballs

Sent from a dark corner in my happy place
10-24-2012 11:55 AM
SpecGrrl !!!!!!!!!!!!!
10-24-2012 04:52 AM
hgfx Great capture.... Did you feel like someone was watching you?.... Those eyes!
10-04-2012 09:12 PM
l8nite That is an awesome spider and great picture.
10-04-2012 07:39 PM
EWTC
How to photograph an invisible spider

I took the picture below last summer in an area of exposed sand on Deas Island, near the Fraser River, outside Vancouver. I was collecting a small tub of sand to use as a substrate for some scorpions I had just acquired. While on my knees scooping up sand I spotted this amazing spider. I honestly don’t know how I saw it...this was the most amazing example of natural camouflage I have ever seen. The way this spider just disappears against the sand background is astounding. It helps that this critter was also a little dusty.
As far as I can tell this species is an orange and black wolf spider (Arctosa perita). However, I also read that this species is common in Europe. So I am a little dubious about the identification—unless the species has been introduced to British Columbia.
Cheers,
EC
www.macrocrutters.wordpress.com

invisible spider darker hard pass_filtered by ernie.cooper, on Flickr

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