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Zack Saavedra, Contributor
City, state, country:
Amarillo, Texas, USA

I am a graduate student at WTAMU.

My fascination with spiders began, not surprisingly, with the arachnology course I took as an undergraduate. All of the orders within that class are intriguing, but I am drawn to spiders more strongly than to any other taxon.

I've been working with/identifying spiders for a good 3 years now and learning tons of information about them all throughout that time frame.

I have recently taken up the hobby of photography in order to capture images of all the amazing spiders out there, as well as contribute to the guide as much as I can.