Story: Spiders and other arachnids

A spider jumping

Jumping spiders, which belong to the Salticidae family, move suddenly and very fast, as shown in this video clip.

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Simon Pollard, 'Spiders and other arachnids - Araneomorphs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by Simon Pollard, published 24 Sep 2007