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The Creatures

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Golden silk orb-weaver

70-200/4 IS @121 mm, f7.1; 450D
One of the biggest Australian spiders (female here)
Their web is an unpleasant obstacle during tough hikes through the bush or sandstone forests.
It is extremely strong. So strong that even small birds stick in the net. If on your hands,
it’s impossible to get rid of the glue-like matter completely. A nightmare for a photographer.
Nourangie escarpment forest.