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8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
I didn't know Banana spiders were deadly when I shot this in Costa Rica. I would not have spent so much time shooting this female if I had known that she starred in "killers of Central America".

I didn't know Banana spiders were deadly when I shot this in Costa Rica. I would not have spent so much time shooting this female if I had known that she starred in "killers of Central America".

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2010
Date Uploaded: 11.2010
Photo Location: Costa Rica
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © janelle jacobson