The infamous Aussie Redback Spider (2) by Trevor Needham

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The infamous Aussie Redback Spider (2) by 


Like its close relative, the North American Black Widow, this spider is venomous. Deaths are very rare but it can inflict a nasty bite that will make you pretty sick for a while and, in some cases, even hospitalise you.

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  • jesika
    jesikaalmost 6 years ago

    And yet it has a strange beauty
    j

  • Oh absolutely, jesika! Spiders are totally fascinating, I love ‘em. And I, for one, DO think they’re beautiful!

    – Trevor Needham

  • annemarieL
    annemarieLalmost 6 years ago

    Again, excellent capture Trevor – love the shine on the body!

  • Thanks Anne Marie – the ring flash reveals a lot that you don’t see with the naked eye!

    – Trevor Needham

  • Yool
    Yoolalmost 6 years ago

    But he is beautyful…..!!!!!

  • He (she?) sure is, Yool!

    – Trevor Needham

  • taiche
    taichealmost 6 years ago

    Too much for the arachnophobiac ….agggghhhh

  • Ahhhh, go on, she’s gorgeous!!!

    – Trevor Needham

  • taiche
    taichealmost 6 years ago

    No spider is that gorgeous – eight legs and can move quicker than I can …..enough said! I can see her beauty ….the thought of the reality makes my body crawl…lol

  • I understand the way you feel, taiche – she is a dangerous creature. However, her fate is in our hands rather than the other way around! It is enough for me that you are able to appreciate her beauty and I appreciate you taking time to look and comment!

    – Trevor Needham

  • Dusker
    Duskeralmost 6 years ago

    Yes there is a subtle beauty to these very small little creatures. Have been bitten—extremely painful; and I mean painful! Fortunately no systemic problems. Daughter used to breed them in a coca cola bottle in the Australian outback then “set free”. Great capture!

  • Thanks Dusker – notwithstanding my previous comments, I think I would draw the line at breeding redbacks, there are already plenty of them!

    – Trevor Needham

  • wildrider58
    wildrider58almost 6 years ago

    excellent capture

  • Thanks wildrider

    – Trevor Needham

  • Denzil
    Denzilalmost 6 years ago

    Wow! This is so much a better shot than mine! I don’t have a close-up lens (yet)…

  • Thanks Denzil – much appreciated!

    – Trevor Needham

  • Shane Viper
    Shane Viperover 5 years ago

    Excellent Detail, well shot

  • Thanks mate.

    – Trevor Needham

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