Eyes Image (11k)Golden Orb Spider

This saucer-sized 
spider is found 
beneath the forest 
canopy near the 
ground where the 
air is still. 
Notice the hairy 
knees on this 
spider, any 
vibrations in 
the air (either 
from an insect 
or hungry bird) 
cause the hairs 
to vibrate and 
gives the spider 
a chance to escape 
or prepare for its 
next meal.  

Small Eyes  Image (11k)Find other
  forest dwellers

Golden Orb Spider Image (55k)
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