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Golden Orb Spider

Nephila Clavipes


The Golden Orb Spider is one of Singapore's biggest spiders. It dimensions are about 10 cm in length and 7 cm at widest width. It had a lizard in its web and the spider was eating it. It had 8 legs and its colors are black and gold, and it creates gigantic webs. The spider also goes under the name of Golden silk orb-weaver, Giant wood spider, and banana spider.


It was located at the SAS's tropical rain forest which is a secondary forest.

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1 Comment

jareda1 10 years ago

This should be put in the SAS Biodiversity mission. I like that the picture shows the gecko. This picture also has a very good example of a fish tail palm (the tree in the background).

Singapore American School
Spotted by a stud ent at Singapore American School

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Feb 28, 2013
Submitted on Feb 28, 2013

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