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Pink Flower Crab Spider



These spiders have the ability to change color to match the flower it is sitting on. Its color change will normally take a few days.


Dry and hot


In a matter of hours this bee was totally gone. I'm not sure if the spider ate it all, but I do know that there were a number of files sharing in the feast while I was there. The flower crab spider featured in this photo was a very light pink when I first found it (see photo three for a reference) and gradually changed to a much richer pink in the photos where it is consuming the bee.

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Wesley Oosthuizen
Spotted by
Wesley Oosthuizen

Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Apr 15, 2015
Submitted on Oct 15, 2015

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