Eight legs - Arachnids

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Submit your best picture of an arachnid with 8 legs. Crabs, Octopus's and other eight legged animals not allowed. Anything in the Arachnid family is ok - Spiders, Scorpions tick's etc. Please give any information you have on what the arachnid is, where it was taken and any interesting stories about getting the photograph.
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air spider in Vanuatu
by ManEpi
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These spiders, I believe a type of orb weaver spin webs from tree to tree. This was taken in Port Vila, the capital city. When in the bush you need to stay on the track or else you might get a face full of web. These are harmless.
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Submitted: Wednesday, 20th May, 2009 17:47 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 21st September, 2007
Focal length: 21.7 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 50
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