21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Pure Curiosity

This is a tiny female Bronze Jumping Spider (Eris Militaris) peeking at me over the leaf of a fern on my local trout stream here in upstate New York. I just love how curious she was and I think this photo really reflects that.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2023
Date Uploaded: 09.2023
Photo Location: Castile, New York, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Jimmy Wilson