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Spider babies

By leedsgh  
Just got back from 2 weeks in Alcudia to find these little beauties just scuttling along the back axle of my daughter's bike.

Each one was approx 1mm long so without a macro lens it was difficult to get them... I wanted to get the amazing web structure in too.

Tags: Black and white Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: BarryC123, Beanie76, MRSbiscuit60 and 2 more

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Beanie76 12 16 2
10 Jun 2009 5:06PM
Nice shot. like the b&w treatment makes them feel a little more sinister. I posted a shot of these a few days back, there seem to be hundreds of these nests about.

MRSbiscuit60 13 224 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2009 6:30PM
EEERRRRR! Shame as you say you could not MACRO them, they would have been a sight to see. Trish
leedsgh 17 496 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2009 6:48PM
i think it's safe to say that the larger version needs to be viewed in order to get a proper look!


Thanks for the comments though guys, and I've had a look at the other spider nests on the profiles... millions of the blighters!
helenlinda Plus
14 374 22 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2009 7:34AM
I've also posted shots of these recently. I was fascinated to watch their movements over several days, and then suddenly they were gone. I am reliably told they float away on the wind.

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