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    Default Sunbathing spiders

    I was up at our club water yesterday. I went to sign-in, and as I passed the bench at the boat dock, a movement from it caught my eye. It was a group of spiders, all sitting sunbathing. Me walking past had spooked them and they all dashed and hid under the spars of the bench. When I stood still for a few seconds, they all came back out and went back to their spots. Provided I didn’t make any quick movements, they didn’t spook and I was able to take a photo of them...


    Later in the day, I fished a big beetle out the water and instantly recognised it as a two-banded longhorn, a result of Douglas (eddleston123) posting one up a week or so back...


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    ......."Poisonous monkeys"....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wee Jimmy View Post
    ......."Poisonous monkeys"....
    Ehm efraid, eh was ve-ey, ve-ey drunk.
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    wolf spiders carrying egg sacs, I get them in the garden on sunny days easker1

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