Jumping spiders are adorable

Jumping spiders are pretty damn cute on their own. The combination of their huge front eyes, curious nature, and hilarious mating displays make these tiny arachnids very endearing.

But check out these videos of jumping spiders set to gentle folk music. They should melt the heart of even the most staunch arthro-haters. (Make sure to watch in HD)



The videos were made by Thomas Shahan, whose stunning macro photography of arachnids and insects can be found here.

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6 Responses to “Jumping spiders are adorable”


  1. 1 garth March 4, 2010 at 1:05 pm

    what wonderful little bugs they are. i loves me some salticids

  2. 2 Mike Bok March 5, 2010 at 2:26 pm

    It is amazing that such a tiny, alien creature can behave with so much personality.

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Michael Bok is a graduate student studying the visual system of mantis shrimp.

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