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Tropical Spiders!!!

 
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Aug 02, 2014 03:39 |  #1

Shrimp sashimi. Freshness guaranteed.
A Fishing Spider (Dolomedes sp.) feasting on a fresh water prawn. Penang, Malaysia.

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Tarantula living in a tree hole.. Sabah (Borneo). Likely belonging in a new, yet to be named genus, in subfamily Selenocosmiinae. Info credit: Stefan Phalagorn.
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Wrap-around Spider (Dolophones sp.) in its web, with prey. Selangor, Malaysia.
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Up close with a furry Heteropoda davidbowie huntsman spider. Night find, Selangor, Malaysia.
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A molting Golden Web Spider
(Nephila pilipes?), and an opportunistic male taking advantage of her? Malaysia.
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Huntsman spider (Heteropoda sp.) with moth prey. Selangor, Malaysia.
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More tropical spiders: http://orionmystery.bl​ogspot.com/2012/01/tro​pical-spiders.html (external link)

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Aug 02, 2014 07:09 |  #2

Wonderful series, Kurt. the davidbowie is my favorite here...


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Aug 02, 2014 10:20 |  #3

Amazing work Kurt.


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Aug 02, 2014 10:24 |  #4

excellent set and variety kurt!


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Aug 02, 2014 12:49 |  #5

Lovely set Kurt, the lighting is spot on.

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Aug 02, 2014 14:47 as a reply to  @ Tony Beale's post |  #6

Fantastic set. Gives me the willies, though.


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Aug 03, 2014 01:05 |  #7

outofbounds wrote in post #17072387 (external link)
Fantastic set. Gives me the willies, though.

Tony Beale wrote in post #17072247 (external link)
Lovely set Kurt, the lighting is spot on.

Tony.

mandokid1 wrote in post #17072043 (external link)
excellent set and variety kurt!

AbPho wrote in post #17072034 (external link)
Amazing work Kurt.

CanopicJar wrote in post #17071821 (external link)
Wonderful series, Kurt. the davidbowie is my favorite here...

Thanks for looking and commenting, outofbounds, Tony, Denis, AbPho, Travis. Much appreciated.


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Aug 03, 2014 01:34 |  #8

Stunning work Kurt.


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Aug 03, 2014 09:19 |  #9

BasAndrews wrote in post #17073101 (external link)
Stunning work Kurt.

Thanks, Bas!


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Aug 03, 2014 13:08 |  #10

Amazing specimens all wonderfully captured.


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Aug 03, 2014 22:00 |  #11

Poyatos wrote in post #17073755 (external link)
Amazing specimens all wonderfully captured.

Thank you, Alex.


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Aug 04, 2014 01:01 |  #12

Wonderful series Kurt
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Aug 04, 2014 11:48 |  #13

Wonderful selection Kurt.


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Aug 09, 2014 18:48 |  #14

Very nice images. You certainly have some interesting and somewhat scary critters over there.

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Aug 10, 2014 16:09 |  #15

Nice captures of interesting spiders, well done!



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