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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Hobo Spider
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This spider (beleived to be a Hobo spider) was allowing me to take macro pictures of him for well over a half an hour. He was found on the stairs in my house.
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Submitted: Sunday, 24th May, 2009 19:19 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 3rd January, 2008
Focal length: 100 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F13
ISO: 100
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