Nature's Place


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  1. travellove2568 said, on 10/06/2019 at 4:12 pm

    The amazing details.

  2. mr sock monkey said, on 17/05/2019 at 11:41 pm

    maybe mark & reader of nature’s place enjoy video of jumping spider what have name peacock spider. even Lady who not like spider enjoy dance of male peacock spider 100 %. here link.

    • Mark said, on 18/05/2019 at 10:22 am

      Thanks Mr Monkey. I have seen other less ornamented jumping spiders act the same, signalling to each other over distance in the leaf litter.

      • Lissa Clayton said, on 20/05/2019 at 5:11 pm

        Must be such a thrill to actually find someone of the opposite sex at that size in this great big world. No wonder they make sure they are visible. Then…you just hope to high heavens that they like you!

        • Mark said, on 20/05/2019 at 5:55 pm

          I think they find each other easy enough, by an inner sense far superior to the outer. Then the work begins … but at least they don’t have any past getting in the way – the way of natural creatures.

  3. Rachel Davis said, on 17/05/2019 at 10:26 pm

    What a beautiful jumping spider. Great job on getting such a clear close up.

  4. Lissa Clayton said, on 17/05/2019 at 4:30 pm

    Wow. Enjoyed the link and journey back through the collection of spiders. Saved a few pics for the desktop. Some of them sure reminded me of crabs (very distant relatives).

  5. Lori M-I said, on 17/05/2019 at 1:14 pm

    It’s a lovely photo but I have to say this is the most adorable spider I’ve ever seen. It’s a cutie pie.

  6. Michael Scandling said, on 17/05/2019 at 8:25 am


  7. Dee said, on 17/05/2019 at 7:20 am

    Love Salticidaes, or Jumping Spiders…and yours is a wonderful photo Mark. Such a great little creature.

    • Mark said, on 17/05/2019 at 3:27 pm

      Yes, one of the great entertainers in the garden.

      Thanks Dee.

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