this is Gasteracantha cancriformis, also known as the crab spider, spiny-backed orb-weaver, spiny orb-weaver spider, crab-like orb-weaver spider, crab-like spiny orb-weaver spider, jewel spider, spiny-bellied orb-weaver, jewel box spider, or smiley face spider. Non-poisonous, As My friends and I walked in the woodlands in Florida on a saturday morning, the sun seemed to shine through the canopy and simply light this one orb-weaver crab spider. The intesense sunshine gleamed the web with a brilliance that just jump stright into my eyes, inviting me to photograph it.

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