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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Black and Yellow Argiope

This is a black and yellow argiope, also known as the golden garden spider. This one is in the process of wrapping an insect of some kind (possibly a grasshopper?) up in silk to eat later.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5100
Copyright: © Andrea Salas