Deadly trap

The spider has used the Californian poppy to trap its prey, it must have kept it from being hungry for a while!

The spider has used the Californian poppy to trap its prey, it must have kept it from being hungry for a while!

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12 thoughts on “Deadly trap

  1. Sometimes nature seems just unfair and cruel, instead it’s just balancing forces. I bet nobody will be on the spider’s supporting team after this picture.
    (However the Spider World Foundation thanks you for this….)

  2. I also was struck by the beautiful color combination! How sad such a lovely flower would become the spider’s sinister lure. But why shouldn’t we root for the spider — it has to have lunch like the rest of us!

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