My Pet George by dmariewms

My Pet George

This is a Golden Orb spider that we consider a pet, we have had at least one per year for the last 28 years, so we refer to her as George XXVIII. The bundles on the web are stored food. We like her because she keeps the bugs from coming inside. This was taken outside the kitchen door with the porch light on and my husband shining a flashlight. View it large and you'll see how hairy her legs are.
Great detail!
November 27th, 2011  
Fantastic capture of the 28th generation! I love the details!!
November 27th, 2011  
nice one
November 27th, 2011  
Great shot - that spider looks very interesting. I like that food storage system, I have never heard about that before.
November 27th, 2011  
He really stands out against the black background.
November 27th, 2011  
perfectly captured )) and i like your story:)
November 28th, 2011  
Wonderful detail - fascinating about the stored food :)
December 2nd, 2011  
Beautiful web and detail.
December 2nd, 2011  
Great shot- but not crazy about BIG spider pictures, so I'll take your word on those leg hairs.
December 3rd, 2011  
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