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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At Isola d'Elba in Italy. Elba is one of the most beautiful islands in Italy. It was easter and the first sun appeared near the beach.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 26th May, 2009 08:15 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 12th April, 2009
Focal length: 150 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F14
ISO: 200
Notes: Only a little sharpening and a reduced crop.
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