One hungry spider

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© Susan Littlefield
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UploadedSeptember 11, 2010
TakenSeptember 8, 2010
Exposure1/4 sec at f/10
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length60 mm


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This time a bald-faced hornet gets all wrapped up. I am amazed at the number of insects this spider ingests. It is fascinating to watch him from the point where the insect is caught in the web, to where he is turned into a black ball of 'goo', and ingested.

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  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    I wonder if there is a rising obesity rate amongst spiders! ☺ Good one, Susan

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    Very cool shot, Susan!!!

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    Nature never ceases to fascinate. How long does the whole process take?

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    Awesome shot! I was tempted to rescure a moth from a web the other night but decided nature must take its' course. Amazing how the spider gift wraps its' dinner. LOL

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield said (11 Sep 2010): goes from 'oh crap' (the insect), to 'it's a wrap' (the spider), to a blot with the tiny napkin, in about 3 hours.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (11 Sep 2010):

    That is so amazing,,what a great capture,,during feeding time lol

  • Maria Mutch

    Maria Mutch (Deleted) gave props (12 Sep 2010):

    Great capture! (haha) Yes, watching spiders hunt is fascinating. I love your play-by-play in response to Lesley.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (12 Sep 2010):

    If one didn't know you as well as we would think you had a morbid mind. LOL! Great shot!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Sep 2010):

    That's one big spider...I am so glad that a hornet got its just reward after one stung me 10 times on the side of my head and on my ear in 2002... I am amazed the hornet didn't sting the spider before it got made into a wrap sandwich.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (12 Sep 2010):

    cool shot! I'm glad it wasn't any closer. I have arachnophobia.

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    He'll get his . . .

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    this scared me at frist glance. I thought the spider got my favorite

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (15 Sep 2010):

    To bee or not to bee.

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (16 Sep 2010):

    Another outstanding macro image! Wonderful detail, lighting, color, and DOF. Great job!

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