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Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
14 Oct 2012 5:53AM
Excellent capture !

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gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
14 Oct 2012 6:09AM
Good one, Carol. I love how you have him coming right out of the frame at me.
-=\Walter
14 Oct 2012 7:26AM
Fascinating creature and interesting pov in these fine captures Carol. A
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
14 Oct 2012 7:29AM
Strange looking spider, Carol: rather like V 2 which shows it has done a belly flop, legs hanging free.
Ronnie.
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
14 Oct 2012 7:38AM
It looks menacing Carol but a fine set of record shots.

Albert
strokebloke Plus
7 493 17 England
14 Oct 2012 7:42AM
A very strange specimen.
What is it suspended upon? Is it a piece of pipe/a bar? How large is it?

Thanks for showing it Smile
14 Oct 2012 8:28AM
Excellent captures Carol,
Fred.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
14 Oct 2012 8:31AM
What a weirdy, and I liken the perch, Carol TongueGrinGrin

Dave
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 8:34AM
Strangely lovely. I particularly like the way you have one leg coming across the frame in V1.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 9:00AM
Nicely focused on the eyes.
I hope this isn't as big as it looks on my screen...
Moira
Tibetan 4 3 England
14 Oct 2012 9:10AM
Good eye contact lol. your welcome not the nicest of spiders to look at, but very well captured, makes me wonder how it gets about on that twig it looks quite clumsy compared to most spiders, three very good captures, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 9:43AM
Three rather extraordinary photographs of this extremely well camouflaged arachnoid. Version 1 being my particular favourite. Superb detail. GrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan
14 Oct 2012 10:47AM
he really is extraordinary
what a find
not sure I am keen over that orangy in piccy border
SlowSong Plus
8 6.3k 29 England
14 Oct 2012 11:09AM
Oh Yerks! Glad we don't get them over here. What a monster beastie. Grin
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Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 11:16AM
He looks like I feel after a day with my grandchildren!
I've actually got an image of a Harvestman spider - at least that's what I was told it was
on a country walk led by Rangers.
So good to meet one again even a very chilled out one like yours!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin
14 Oct 2012 11:40AM
Very well spotted Carol! Interesting to see! GillWink
jaktis 12 84 Sweden
14 Oct 2012 12:14PM
That is a strange looking thing

Peter
14 Oct 2012 12:22PM
str8 out of the ugly bugs ball for sure TongueWink

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
14 Oct 2012 2:54PM
He really is flat, like a crab. With funny bulgy eyes. Three great captures.......Sandy
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
14 Oct 2012 3:15PM
Very unusual creature - he looks like he's made out of rock or rusting metal! Great set as always, Carol Smile
Trev Smile
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 3:35PM
He is a strange one Carol! Smile Love your presentation in v1 - a fine capture with fine detail!
Ann
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
14 Oct 2012 4:13PM
What a wierd and wonderful looking critter Carol, I think v2 is the best, I'm lichen that one very much indeed
14 Oct 2012 4:20PM
stunning captures
dasher 6 1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 4:46PM
Great camouflage well picked out.Nasty lookig critter.I love the colours and detail in the lichen,just the stuff to make a natural dye!!
Besr wishes Robert.
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 5:44PM
well spotted and captured carol, it looks like part of the twig.

regards
Yung
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
14 Oct 2012 7:21PM
It has great camouflage, one would think it was a stick. Strangely, it has a back like a beetle, and the legs of a spider....maybe it's a beeder.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 7:42PM
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooooooo not another spider and orrible looking one to but full marks to you Carol for the superb picture
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
14 Oct 2012 9:06PM
Looks to be part of the branch - did you use your iron to flatten it CarolWink
Brian.
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 9:16PM
Oh goodness! Now THAT'S creepy!
Carol
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
14 Oct 2012 9:18PM
Amazing !

Rock
User_Removed 3 4 1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 9:20PM
never seen one or heard of before, great photo.

BobSmile
Three great shots of this weird little beastie Carol. V3 my favourite.

Jane
14 Oct 2012 10:47PM
They are also known as Daddy long legs & Opiliones.I came to know this recently . As i was aiming to take one of them thinking a long legged spider but my Son in law gave the new ID.
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
15 Oct 2012 12:26PM
I like the ones best with the yellow lichen on the perch.
very pretty.
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2012 1:11PM
Very strange cerature. never seen one of those before. Great capture. paul
Ridgeway 9 222 2 Ireland
18 Oct 2012 8:39PM
Thats like the thing that scurried across the floor in Alien,,lol.

Another introduction to an insect I've never seen Carol,,

Thanks Aidan,,
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 6:08AM
That's scary and strange!...
Never seen anything like it!
Very well spotted and captured... Grin
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