19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Banded Argiope on Fire Escape at Duke University

This photo shows the ventral side of a banded argiope spider on Duke University’s East Campus. I love exploring university campuses in search of good views. That’s how I found this secluded fire escape, a good home for this web-slinger!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
Camera: Pixel 2 XL
Copyright: © Mohammed Ali