Saturday, 20 August 2011


This fella has taken up residence in our front garden, he is quite pretty really, not sure if he bites, I don't intend to get close enough to find out!


  1. Looks like some sort of orb weaver - I want to say what we call a "banana spider" around here (because they come over in shipping containers of bananas), but the markings aren't right. Hmmmm..... In any case - awesome spider!!

  2. It looks like a wasp spider. I think they can bite, but are not poisonous. We have a few in our freezer - my son is crazy for insects, spiders, etc. and is forever setting traps in our backyard. He or she is beautiful!

    xoxo michele


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