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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Crab spider attacking unsuspecting bee

The crab spider does not spin a web, but employs camouflage techniques to ambush unsuspecting prey with their front legs. They kill their victims with a poisonous bite (not dangerous to humans.)

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Date Taken: 08.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Copyright: © Leslie Kekuewa