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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the spider
by marcuss
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Submitted: Monday, 25th May, 2009 18:24 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 25th May, 2009
Focal length: 109 mm
Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
Aperture: F3.2
ISO: 80
Notes: Shot using macro mode in aperture priority
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