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Golden Silk Orb Spider

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View of a Golden Silk Orb spider on Tongatapu Island in Tonga. The smaller spider trapped in the web shows just how big these spiders are. They are known not only for their impressive size where they can reach 4.8–5.1 cm (1.5–2 in), but also their impressively weaved webs.


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Author & photographer: David Johnson (Virtual Oceania)

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