...here in NE Georgia we've been treated to an explosion of the Asian Joro spider population this summer. The Joros were first noticed around 2013 and have seemingly taken a liking to "God's Country". I first noticed this years brood about a month ago. They're pretty similar the the normal yellow and black garden spiders that show up in late summer but a little bigger with a distinctive red area on the underside. The webs appear golden in the right light, pretty cool. The bodies of the girls in my yard look to be all of an inch long and I'll guess with the legs they they go a good 3 1/2 They seem to be still growing...
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