The amazing jumping spider....

The Ace

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The Salticidae are famed for their jumping ability, and can easily be coaxed onto a fingertip (where they give the impression of intelligent curiosity by staring back with their large eyes). It's no problem to encourage them to jump off.

Freda is a jumping spider, just rather larger than the normal length of 6mm.
 

night_wrtr

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"Spider trained to jump on demand"

There is a short story in there somewhere that really needs to be told.
 

J Riff

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AND - were spiders the first lifeform to dwell in the upper atmosphere? Little web parachutes... riding the breeze, long before anything like a bird came flapping along?
 

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"Spider trained to jump on demand"

There is a short story in there somewhere that really needs to be told.
I'd been working on one but it's about a cockroach (not jumping...doing something entirely different). It wasn't working but maybe I need to resurrect it:)

Spiders are incredible creatures though. By far my favourite subject when it comes to taking photographs:)
 

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