14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Boot Camp for Spiders?

This Bold Jumping Spider (Phidippus audax) was covering its leafy terrain pretty quickly, but I caught it scaling this leaf. It made me think of a soldier scaling a wall during boot camp.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Champaign, Illinois, United States of America
Camera: COOLPIX L830
Copyright: © Brenda Rezk