Brief Encounter (Nature)

Challenge #230 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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For this challenge, show us two or more insects and/or spiders, (or other small arthropods) who encounter or confront each other, perhaps just in passing, maybe eyeing off a potential mate OR hoping the other insect/spider will be their next meal. For this challenge, the insects or spiders should not be devouring each other, or mating.... just meeting, in their natural environment. Macro and close-ups welcome. SIZE: 1,600px MAXIMUM ON LONGER SIDE.
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Close Encounters
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Submitted: Wednesday, 7th December, 2016 17:33 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 21st August, 2011
Focal length: 105 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 400
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