Macro and Close-up - WickedDark
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This araneus marmoreus aka marbled orb weaver is about the size of a quarter with those legs relaxed like that. My book says the females descend from their webs in fall to lay eggs on the ground. Judging by the depleted look of her abdomen, she might have done this recently. OM 90mm macro with 25mm ext tube at probably f8

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