13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Giant House Spider
This giant house spider(eratigena atrica) stands motionless on a rubber mat after its home was disturbed. It appears to be protecting its egg sack, shielded by saw dust and other small debris.
|Photo Location:||Forest Grove, Oregon, United States of America|
|Camera:||Canon EOS 7D|
|Copyright:||© Joshua Coleman|