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Green Lynx with prey

Peucetia viridans

Description:

Green spider with spotted legs. There are red spots on the cephalothorax and abdomen. The eyes are high up top and have white around them. This one was eating an Ichneumon Wasp.

Habitat:

Lantana in the backyard


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9 Comments

Thank you!!!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 4 years ago

Great shot Cindy!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Ouch! Nice shots Cindy.

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

Great job Cindy

lhankin
lhankin 4 years ago

Thank you! Your photo will be highlighted on Wednesday, August 6. Afterwards, you’ll be able to see your photo for about a month in the Pic of the Day Collection (www.greatnatureproject.org/collections/1...). Thanks again for contributing to The Great Nature Project!

Thank you very much, lhankin! That is quite an honor!

lhankin
lhankin 4 years ago

Congratulations! We would like to highlight this photo as National Geographic’s Great Nature Project Pic of the Day! It will be featured in the lower left corner on The Great Nature Project’s home page (www.greatnatureproject.org), and we’ll also share it with our NG Education followers on Twitter (https://twitter.com/NatGeoEducation), Facebook (www.facebook.com/NGEducation), and Google+ (https://plus.google.com/1169835204362001...). We will attribute this photo to your user name CindyBinghamKeiser. Once we hear back from you (either here or via email to lhankin@ngs.org), we’ll let you know which date we’ll highlight your photo. Thank you for sharing your observations with The Great Nature Project!

Thank you very much, Rob!

RobThacker
RobThacker 4 years ago

Nice capture, nice image Cindy

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.03

Spotted on Jun 29, 2014
Submitted on Jun 30, 2014

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