Some students visited my spider-haunted office with a few questions, and they noticed…a spider descending from the ceiling. They shouldn’t have been surprised.
It was a jumping spider! I think they’re following me around now, because I’m finding spiders everywhere I go.
Marcus Ranum says
Great shot! Those eyes: “I got an eye on you. And another. And another. And…”
A. Seems to be missing a starboard leg.
B. Probably really are following you around, even seeking you out. You may be broadcasting arachnophiliac pheromones.
Becca Stareyes says
Oh, they look fuzzy! What a darling spider.
@ vereverum, # 2: You know they can regenerate limbs, right?
Spam cleanup on aisle 5.
Awwww… look at those cute little eyes!
You should keep an eye peeled for the barking spiders that follow you everywhere too, PZ.
Do they eat other spiders? Maybe they’re hoping for food?
Jeebis, a Pacino reference. You are the one prof in the hundreds I encountered through my 7 year masters of what-not. (MWN, Missoula, ’97). This is to say I now know far less about so much more, of course, in the best way, because of a few, sordid, silly people like you. So, there’s that.
They heard you’ve been handing out free lunches.
I love these little guys. Couple months back, I had one that would occasionally appear on my computer monitor that would dance with my mouse pointer.
My little friend