11/23/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Giant Spider Kills, Eats Small Bird (PHOTO)

Photographs of a giant spider eating a bird in an Australian garden have stunned wildlife experts.

The pictures show the spider with its long black legs wrapped around the body of a dead bird suspended in its web.

Giant spider eating a bird caught on camera

The startling images were reportedly taken in Atheron, close to Queensland's tropical north.

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