Jumping spiders are known for their curiosity. If approached by a human hand, instead of scuttling away to safety as most spiders do, the jumping spider will usually leap and turn to face the hand. Further approach may result in the spider jumping backwards while still eyeing the hand. The tiny creature will even raise its forelimbs and “hold its ground”. Because of this contrast to other arachnids, the jumping spider is regarded as inquisitive as it is seemingly interested in whatever approaches it.

Jumping spiders are known for their curiosity. If approached by a human hand, instead of scuttling away to safety as most spiders do, the jumping spider will usually leap and turn to face the hand. Further approach may result in the spider jumping backwards while still eyeing the hand. The tiny creature will even raise its forelimbs and “hold its ground”. Because of this contrast to other arachnids, the jumping spider is regarded as inquisitive as it is seemingly interested in whatever approaches it.

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    ^^^ hahahahah the other day my crazy hippy roommate was telling me how jumping spiders can be made into pets because...
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    I tried to explain to my parents today that this is why I like jumping spiders. They’re adorable.
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    oh not all spiders run away oh oh haha ;_;
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    A mi gusta jugar con ellas y decir:”te come la mano, te come la mano”
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    FUCKTHISSHIT.
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    Okay so I really dislike spiders but this is kind of adorable.
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