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Old 11-20-2009, 09:13 PM   #21
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spider3 Another kind of nest

Here's a nest for spider babies... (Black and Yellow Argiope, or what I call the Garden Spider)
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Old 11-20-2009, 10:44 PM   #22
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I didn't try to ID the ants.
Awww, Come on, Benji - you could have at least asked them about the family while they were chewing on your ankles. . .
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Old 11-29-2009, 12:54 AM   #23
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I just noticed your spider sack.
Must have been pretty big for a spider of that size.
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Old 11-29-2009, 01:09 AM   #24
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Not a clear shot through the water but caught....
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A pair of spawning small mouth bass (Not literally though)
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moving pebbles to form their nest.
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Old 12-01-2009, 03:05 AM   #25
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You caught them pushing pebbles. Way cool. I've seen it before but never caught a decent photo.
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Old 12-04-2009, 04:25 PM   #26
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The camera wants to focus on the reflection.
I sat forever waiting for them to return to get those shots....
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Spiders may have nests in the ground.
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They can set up home in the cracks and crevasses of trees, under rocks, or onto whatever is available.
Some spiders can even carry their brood with them!
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Not all web like nests are made by spiders.
This one is made by a colony of caterpillars.
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The underwater egg strands of the common toad hatch into tadpoles.
They eventually grow legs as the tails are absorbed and become air breathing land dwelling toads.
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This is a cluster of caddis fly larva.
They gather sticks or stones together forming a type of nest to live in for protection.
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Catfish nests actually become underwater swarms.
A form of protection as well. Scattering clusters confuse the invaders...
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Black double strand of pearls you've got there. Excellent photo.
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Awesome shots, Havalotta!!
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