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Web of a garden spider. Coloured image of an orb web of the garden spider, Araneus diadematus. This orb web is designed especially for the capturing of prey. Radiating silk threads carry a sticky adhesive substance which helps to immobilise the prey. The web may reach 40 centimetres in diameter.
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