Orb-weaver and wasp

Orb-weaver spider & wasp - This spider built her web at eye level over a sliding glass door in my home where I watched her for
several weeks. It was amazing to watch her dart across the web, grab the legs of a victim & tie them up with a few loops of silk, like a
miniature cowboy roping a calf. This wasp was the biggest battle of the summer. For about a half hour it struggled violently. When it
paused a second to catch its breath, the spider would dart in, wrap a little more silk around it, dart out, and somehow avoid being stung.

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