Hanging by a thread

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© Susan Littlefield
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 26, 2009
TakenJuly 25, 2009
Exposure1/125 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length60 mm
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I'm not sure how this small spider was able to maneuver this much larger ant, but they were both hanging from the web by a thread which is barely visible in the photo.

29 responses

  • Kent Serene

    Kent Serene gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    cool shot!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    WOW! This is super cool!

  • Rickey Palmertree

    Rickey Palmertree gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Great find and cool shot!!

  • Kevin Kabuki

    Kevin Kabuki gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    damn good. Great detail for sucha small subject.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    WOW!! Awesome macro Susan!!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    great find Susan, awesome macro.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Brilliant Susan, very well done!

  • Steve Baker

    Steve Baker (Deleted) gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Wicked Cool! I love this.

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    fabulous capture!!

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    this is awesome......... WOW!!

  • Ingz

    Ingz (Deleted) gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    now that's amazing!!

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    A fantastic capture, especially getting the thin strand of web to show while keeping the dinner and diner in focus. It is amazing, isn't it, what a little bite on the back of the neck can do....and how strong web is.

  • diana

    diana (Deleted) gave props (26 Jul 2009):


  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    Wow, what the h is that?!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    small but terrible. great capture, Susan.

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (26 Jul 2009):

    It's perfect Sue, nature at its best!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    INCREDIBLE, Susan!! How that little guy can carry so much weight we'll likely never know! SUPERIFFIC capture!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    You don't see this every day! Excellent capture.

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    Wow, what a capture (by you).

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    Astonishing capture and not even I am afraid of that little spider, well I don't know getting the odd little shiver, what a gorgeous colour he is..

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    Wow ... amazing capture! The thread can be clearly seen. Awesome!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    Wow, amazing is the word!

  • stuart s

    stuart s   gave props (27 Jul 2009):

    Cool macro Susan. The little people of the animal world.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    Very very cool!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    Killer capture.

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (29 Jul 2009):

    Excellent capture!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (30 Jul 2009):

    Cuz he's got high hopes . . . high hopes. . . . Right place at the right time. Great photo. R

  • Trish Meyer

    Trish Meyer (Deleted) gave props (7 Aug 2009):

    Wonderful capture! That should feed all the family!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (14 Oct 2011):

    WoW, perfect!

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