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Black and Yellow Argiope

Argiope aurantia

Habitat:

Canal/deciduous habitat.

Notes:

This poor individual has lost two legs. I would think losing these two particular limbs would put it at a major disadvantage in grasping prey. Seems to be healthy despite this handicap.


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3 Comments

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago

Thanks for the kind words SharniIM and Conor:)

ConorSheaWing
ConorSheaWing 5 years ago

Beautiful girl and wonderful pictures!

SharniM
SharniM 5 years ago

Poor little guy. Beautiful photos though.

Illinois, USA

Lat: 41.39, Long: -89.71

Spotted on Sep 2, 2013
Submitted on Sep 3, 2013

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