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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)
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I think this is some sort of wolf spider, although the body markings seem different. I found him (I think it's a male due to enlarged ends of the pedipalp) lounging on a lily pad.
|Submitted:||Thursday, 21st May, 2009 18:53 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Tuesday, 19th May, 2009|
|Focal length:||200 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/1250 sec|
|Notes:||Single shot hand-held. Minor processing and corp with Lightroom.|
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