Portrait of a male Sydney funnel-web spider. Laboratory animal at James Cook University in Cairns, Queensland, Australia.
An Australian spider protects her egg sac from an overzealous photographer.
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
Morning sun catches an orb web in the sand scrub of central Florida.
Archbold Biological Station, Florida, USA
This wolf spider (Lycosidae)- perfectly camouflaged against the white sand- has captured a male Odontomachus relictus ant. (Thanks to Brendon Boudinot for the identification).
Nephila clavipes golden silk spider.
Isla Contadora, Panama
This wolf spider (Lycosidae)- perfectly camouflaged against the white sand- has captured a male ant.