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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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Wednesday, 13th May, 2009 (GMT)
Wednesday, 20th May, 2009 – Tuesday, 26th May, 2009 (GMT)
Wednesday, 27th May, 2009 – Tuesday, 2nd June, 2009 (GMT)
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What is scarier than an eight-legged spider? A sixteen-legged one!!! It isn't really, I was just lucky catching this small hairy garden huntsman spider in the process of moulting. I understand that spiders do this mainly at night for their protection, but I guess this fellow just couldn't wait.
|Submitted:||Wednesday, 20th May, 2009 06:33 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Friday, 10th April, 2009|
|Focal length:||5.8 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/100 sec|
|Notes:||Hand-held, natural light, digital macro setting.|
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