The Golden Orb Weaver

The Northern Golden Orb Weaver or Giant Golden Orb Weaver (Nephila pilipes) – made a home in our garage when we lived in a rather urban part of the island. It was not a welcome squatter as it kept building its golden web in places we had to walk, or work; namely, the washing lines. We tore the webs down, she rebuilt (yeah, β€˜she’, the male is smaller than my fingernail – poor fella). It’s big and could stretch its

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