Jumping spider: I’m watching you!

By Jess Teideman 21 February 2014
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A curious Green jumping spider (Mopsus mormon) marvels at his own reflection.

This week’s reader photo was captured in photographer Daniel’s own backyard on the Gold Coast. The small male green jumping spider (Mopsus mormon) was transfixed by his reflection, allowing Daniel to snap the lucky shot. “His fascination with his reflection in the camera lens made him a willing subject,” he said.