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Black and Yellow Argiope - Argiope aurantia - female

Black and Yellow Argiope - Argiope aurantia - Female
Bergen Swamp, Genesee County, New York, USA
August 6, 2011

Great photo!
Great photo of a truly magnificent creature. I used to have these visit my home in Texas. They were gentle giants and would build beautiful, elaborate webs across my window pane and then would wait for bugs to get trapped. After a while, a few days or a week, the spider would pack up and move to a different one of my window panes and sadly eventually leave my home all together. I was always sad when they left since they were such a great addition to the environment around my house, and so beautiful to look at.

This is a beautiful example
Totally awesome creature this is, look at this scary monster image

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