Naturally Suspended

Challenge #106 in the Life in the Natural World series. Hosted by RuthC.
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In nature we often see examples of things suspended in midair, sometimes for protection, sometimes by accident. Show us what you've found suspended. It might be a spiderweb, a caterpillar hanging by a single thread, an insects' or a bird's nest Maybe it's an icicle or a stalactite, a plant growing in a precarious place; perhaps a vine or branch crossing a void to form a natural bridge. Where possible, your photo should be outside in the natural world. Macro and close-ups welcome. Size: 1,600px MAXIMUM on the entry's longer side.
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Furrow Spider
by kdf36
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I believe this is a furrow spider (part of the orb-weaver family). Said spider has set up a web near an outdoor light on my residence (North Central Illinois, US).
Submitted: Friday, 11th July, 2014 19:50 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 29th June, 2014
Focal length: 60 mm
Shutter speed: 1/13 sec
Aperture: F20
ISO: 200
Notes: Also used in the shot was a Canon 12mm extension tube for a bit of added magnification.
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