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Golden Orb spider

Golden Orb Spider

This Golden Orb spider gets her name from the fantastic golden web that she makes. The webs are so strong they can even entangle small birds, but the spider only eats small insects.

More Orb weavers can been seen in Victorian Spiders.


Brown House spider

Bird Dropping spider

Funnel-web spider

Golden Orb spider

Leaf Curling spider

Melbourne Trapdoor spider

Red and Black spider

Red-back spider

White Flower spider

White Tail spider

Wolf spider


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