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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my garden orb weaver pays it's evening visit...although looking at the photo, it looks like an old man with a beard and lots of arms and legs coming out of his head...freaky!
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Submitted: Tuesday, 26th May, 2009 13:25 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 24th May, 2008
Focal length: 6.1 mm
Shutter speed: 1/8 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 400
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