My favorite spider

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My favorite spider
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Platycryptus undatus, the tan jumping spider, these are my favorite because these guys have EXTREMELY sharp vision (which is how they can even leap on flying prey) but, the way they track their eyes is that they have a small muscle behind the retina that allows them to essentially pull it to point direction behind. They are curious and some will actually watch you, If you look at this image full size you can see the darkened area behind the lens pointed right at me.

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