Jumping spider catches fly, video

This 7 August 2018 video is about a jumping spider which has caught a blow fly.

Gerard in the Netherlands made this video.

Using a specially designed eye-tracker for use with spiders, biologists Elizabeth Jakob, Skye Long and Adam Porter at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, along with colleagues in New York and New Zealand, report in a new paper that their tests in jumping spiders show a secondary set of eyes is crucial to the principal eyes’ ability to track moving stimuli: here.

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