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bill henderson
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Post by bill henderson »

I was taking this swallowtails photo and waiting on closer shots. Then it flew right into the orb spiders web. As you can see in the photo's the swallowtail was old and shopworn, but what a way to go.
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Oh, shucks --- and it was a gravid female too. But at least the spider got a good meal! :D

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Post by Bruce Williams »

Thought provoking series of pics Bill. One moment you're minding your own business looking at the flowers and supping nectar and the next thing you know....is the last think you'll ever know :(

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Post by Ken Ramos »

A very nice series of images Bill. :D Orb Weavers are among some of my "not so favorite" spiders...like I really have favorites :roll:

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Post by beetleman »

Very well done Bill,,,,the last one gives me the chills :shock:
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Post by jmlphoto »

it looks all nice then you scroll down to see it getting munched. good shots :lol:
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