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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Creep
by jpurvis
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This was taken at the Greenville SC Zoo, the spider was creeping up on an cricket that had just jumped out of the picture.
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Submitted: Thursday, 21st May, 2009 02:32 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 3rd February, 2009
Focal length: 70 mm
Shutter speed: 1/13 sec
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: 800
Notes: No extra settings were done however the Super steady shot was turned on and and a slight color boost with a little Edge Blur in iPhoto was done.
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