Unlike other spiders, the jumping spider is known to have a "face."
jumping spider eating a spider
Jumping spiders hunt by leaping onto their prey from great distances
Jumping spiders eat flies, wasps, grasshoppers, and more. They are mostly carnivorous.
Captive jumping spiders can be fed flies, grasshoppers, or mealworms
Jumping Spider Jumping spider shots in Vietnam
Bagheera kiplingi, a species of a jumping spider on a pink flower. This is the only vegetarian spider in the world.
The Bold Jumping Spider grooming his chelicerae and fangs with his pedipalps.
Jumping spiders use their legs to pounce on their prey, which is typically other insects. Amazingly, jumping spiders don't have special leg muscles, like grasshoppers, to help them leap.
Hyllus jumping spider on a green leaf, showing the detail of the eyes of the spider.