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Humped golden orb-weaver at Broulee, NSW

Nephila plumipes at Broulee, NSW - 28 Feb 2018

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The dune scrub east of Moruya airport was heaving with leaf-rolling spiders (Banksia integrifolia was the only raw material they had to work with for a shelter) and jewel spiders, but I only saw one Nephila, and that looked like a young one, being quite scrawny.

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