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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This spider is of the orb variety... one of many found in Australia and was about 7cm in diameter. It had made a web just outside my garage, so I didn't have far to find it.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 26th May, 2009 07:44 (GMT)
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Notes: Camera was supported on a tripod and flash was used.
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