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Decorative Silver Orb Spider

Leucauge sp


It was a beautiful day. The weather was very pleasant. I found more than 10 pairs of this beautiful spider in a 10 m X 10 m area. Almost all of them were in the process of mating. The pair seen here was cautious and hesitant to approach each other. I waited for more than an hour for something to happen. But it didn't :-( I moved onto observing the next pair, they were very active and the picture can be seen here:


Cultivated forest

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Karnataka, India

Lat: 12.21, Long: 75.83

Spotted on Sep 2, 2013
Submitted on Nov 10, 2013

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