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AH_Fen Raft Spider Great Raft Spider Dolomedes plantarius_9459.jpg
Fen Raft Spider {Dolomedes plantarius} gravid adult female in hunting pose with legs resting on water surface to detect vibrations of prey. Norfolk Broads, UK. August. IUCN Red List 'Vulnerable' species and endangered in the UK where it is fully protected by law under Schedule 5 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. This photograph was taken under licence.