13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Giant Wood Spider on a big Tree

Visited a village Buddhist temple in NE Thailand. Sitting under the large Fig Tree, looked up and saw the giant spider. Took many snaps. This spider is the FEMALE NEPHILA PILIPES.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Thailand
Camera: DMC-FZ200
Copyright: © Kaliannan Shanmugasundaram