20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Arachnid Alert!

I spied and snapped this Spotted Orb Weaver in action one autumn evening right outside our back door. It meticulously spun these beautiful webs nightly for several weeks before going on its spider way.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Edison, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: iPhone XR
Copyright: © Linda Beck