Eight legs - Arachnids

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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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Actually I found this Daddy Longlegs on a brown almost dead leaf and carried it to this one by a stick. The spider was exploring the leaf but never left the top of it. I was on a class trip and trying to keep balance on a slippery log worried about the spider than my own footing. I don't like spiders everyone was wondering what all the chaos was about. Its funny what we will attempt do to get a good shot. Sorry I didn't look at all these spider shots especially not the tarantulas shivvvers.
Submitted: Monday, 25th May, 2009 20:22 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 17th July, 2008
Focal length: 80 mm
Shutter speed: 1/80 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 160
Views: 192
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