A forager no more, 2

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What appears to be a honeybee forager (_Apis mellifera_) is caught in the web of an orb weaver spider (genus _Araneus_).  The bee is suspended in an open portion of the web itself, held on by strands attached to its head and stinger.  The background is a post-sunset sky; these spiders come out to hunt primarily after dark.
What appears to be a honeybee forager (_Apis mellifera_) is caught in the web of an orb weaver spider (genus _Araneus_). The bee is suspended in an open portion of the web itself, held on by strands attached to its head and stinger. The background is a post-sunset sky; these spiders come out to hunt primarily after dark.
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