July 28, 2011

Spider Spider On The Wall


This was the first day I have seen a spider
in this location. I don't
think this is the same one that had
the grasshopper for it's meal. This one is
much larger. It made me jumpy just
trying to photograph it.


2 comments:

  1. Those are good spiders. We call them garden spiders here. Is that what you call them? I haven't seen as many this year as in the past - I miss them! Last year I had one build a web across an arbor - I had to duck down to walk past.

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  2. I read that they are harmless and are called Black and Yellow Argiope (Argiope Aurantia). This one is really large and even though I knew it was harmless to me, I just couldn't get too close to it, too scary. It built that large web in one night - amazing.

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