Spotted in the garden, this yellow garden spider is an orb-weaver and constructs impressive radial webs. Not content with a typical web, these overachievers add a little extra flair with a stabilimentum, or web decoration, at its center in the form of a zig-zag. After all that hard work, they sometimes eat their web at night and start all over! If you happen to come across one of these eight-legged friends in the gardens, you may notice that they have 3 claws on the end of each foot- one more than your usual friendly neighborhood spider.
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