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Jumping spider v/s Grasshopper

Spider - Hyllus semicupreus (Female)

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One of the most interesting encounters I have ever seen... This small jumping spider was battling with a Gigantic Grasshopper. This war happened for half an hour and finally jumping spider got its meal..It was amazing to watch.. Hope you too will enjoy the pics..

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14 Comments

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

I too loved 3rd one! But lacks clarity little !

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 9 years ago

Oh yes it too great experience ... I can imagine ... loved the third pic :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Yeah Kranti! It was like watching live on National Geographic :)

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 9 years ago

OMG ! Was that spider ate that big grasshopper !! superb finding ... great work :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Thank you Vasudha..You are right Cindy :)
According to a friend of mine, spider is Hyllus semicupreus(female):)

Wow that IS interesting! That spider has a big appetite!

vasudha
vasudha 9 years ago

Nice find Adi.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

I ll be waiting for your jumping spider Kel :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Thank you so much Akshi, Purple Scarf, Pradeep and Gilma :)

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 9 years ago

Awesome capture adi!

Nice find Adi !

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 9 years ago

Nice shot Adarsha!

Nice spotting Adarsha. Great pictures!!

Sckel
Sckel 9 years ago

oh, put in tupperware. I found a jumping spider very similar to this. I'll post yet. It bit me while I manipulate the leaf. So that was fun.

Adarsha B S
Spotted by
Adarsha B S

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Sep 1, 2013
Submitted on Oct 7, 2013

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