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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