European Garden Spiders Araneus diadematus in my garden

All photographs by Kasper Hendriks

This morning, Sunday the 5th of September 2004, I made some pics of three European Garden Spiders Araneus diadematus in the backyard of the house. Look at there amazing appearance!

Number 1

Note the male near the female. She will most probably eat him within a short time!

Spider number 1 @ Leiden © Kasper Hendriks
Spider number 1 @ Leiden © Kasper Hendriks
Spider number 1 @ Leiden © Kasper Hendriks
Number 2

Phat bastard!

Spider number 2 @ Leiden © Kasper Hendriks
Spider number 2 @ Leiden © Kasper Hendriks
Spider number 2 @ Leiden © Kasper Hendriks
Number 3

Spider number 3 @ Leiden © Kasper Hendriks


Bring me back to the core, please...