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Fringed Jumping Spider – Portia fimbriata

Portia gets its name from the scientific name Portia fimbriata, and is a jumping spider found in the northern Australia. It is a specialised hunter, only feeding on other spiders. It is superbly camouflaged, and has clusters of hairs protruding from its body giving it an ‘unspider-like’ shape. In fact it…