Bexter's challenges

Challenge series hosted by Bexter. Challenges start on Wednesdays.
Mainly focusing on wildlife and landscape challenges, but there's always room for something a bit different.
Finished (1 challenge)
Entries: 185
Winners announced: 3rd June, 2009 GMT
Winner: Looking into the Abyss
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.