Eight legs - Arachnids

Challenge #1 in the Bexter's challenges series. Hosted by Bexter.
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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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Garden Spider Next to Blue Door
by rtpnc
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This garden spider built a large web next to a blue door on my house.
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Submitted: Sunday, 24th May, 2009 22:13 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 28th September, 2008
Focal length: 28.81 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F4
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Notes: Hand-held
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