All is not as it seems!

Sunrise: 04.46    Sunset: 09.35

This had me baffled early this morning. It is a lot clearer in the images than it was in real life. I thought I was looking at a deformed month hiding under a leaf. The spider’s extremities blend in so well with the old dried leaf that they appear to be one entity. It was only when I used the camera display screen to zoom in, that I realised what it was.

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2 Comments on “All is not as it seems!

    • I think it was the overall mask-like appearance that attracted my attention. The dried and curled leaf is the spider’s home: living on, sheltering under, and moving around with it. She lowers and raises her home from leaf to leaf on a silken thread.

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