Spooky Spider - Avondale, Auckland, New Zealnd
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member No Fixed Aboder
S 36° 53.808 E 174° 41.815
60H E 294788 N 5914098
Quick Description: An imposing sculpture of an Avondale Spider towers above High Street.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 8/2/2010 5:17:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM9CYH
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
Views: 18

Long Description:
Sculptured from fibreglass and steel this 6 metre spider is elevated high on a pole with steel wires underneath to form a web.

The sculpture of the Avondale spider, in the Town Centre, represents an Australian Huntsman Spider. A colony of these large spiders, established in Avondale in 1920, probably arrived on imported timber or packing cases.
Type of insect: Avondale Spider

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