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IMG04217 * This little guy was found under some bark at a park near Lake Nasworthy, where my son and I like to fish. We normally don't catch much fish, but we do find lots of spiders. * 1497 x 1383 * (1.34MB)

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10/24/04 4:29 PM
IMG04224 * 1547 x 1151 * (973KB)

IMG04228 * The furry appendages below her eyes are called pedipalps. They function as hands. She was moving them rapidly up and down as I was watching her, they almost looked like a blur. Jumping spiders have some of the furriest pedipalps I've ever seen. * 1538 x 1318 * (1.35MB)



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