Crablike spiny orb weaver

I’ve got a crablike spiny orb-weaver living in my front yard. I’ve long been interested in spiders, and this is certainly an interesting kind of spider. He/she builds a new web every day, and the webs are pretty big–a few feet across.

I’ve also got a bunch of wolf spiders that hang around the house.

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  1. I’ve got about 20 of these living in the birdcage over my pool. It’s weird though, because as I’ve been reading about them, all the sites say that they live where there are trees. We don’t have any plants on the lanai, under where they’re making their webs…

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