14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A marbled orb weaver spider captures a bumble bee

A bumble bee flew into the web of a a marbled orb weaver. The spider is in the process of subduing and wrapping the bee for a meal.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5300
Copyright: © Joseph Costanzo