Friday, June 22, 2012

Golden Orb Web Spider

Most of the time I post pictures of historic buildings or beaches so I decided to post of pic of a Black Legged Golden Orb Web Spider today.  The reason for the name is the gold coloured thread they spin their webs with.  Taken with a bit of back lighting you can actually see the golden thread in this pic.  The picture was taken to the west of Port Elizabeth in the Maitland area.

2 comments:

  1. These webs are Huge and I found them fascinating while in Kruger. You've captured the golden web very well.

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  2. This web is fantastic.
    I also liked the busy bee on one of your other blogs.
    (I left message after your last comment on my blog.)
    Margaret

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