Insects & Arachnids - Patrick J. Blake Photography

Jorō Spider (male & female)
Nephila clavata
Family Nephilidae
Gakhwa Reservoir, Gakhwa-dong, Gwangju, South Korea
3 October 2013

As autumn approaches, Jorō spiders can be found everywhere around Gwangju.  In this photo, the small male spider is visible at the top of the photo, dwarfed by the enormous female.

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