Caption: Fly struggling to free itself from tangled web of black widow spider (Latrodectus hesperus). Spiders spin webs in order to capture prey which get stuck in the web's sticky silk strands.

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Keywords: animal, arachnid, arachnida, argiope, argiope aurantia, arthropod, biology, butterfly, close up, clouded sulphur, colias philodice, corn spider, european garden spider, invertebrate, macro, macroscopic, orb weaver, predator, prey, prey capture, spider, web, writing spider, zoology

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Fly struggling in black widow web

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