In an odd mating ritual, male Jotus remus jumping spiders hide from female spiders. When they reveal themselves, they wave a paddle-like leg to get the female’s attention. Jumping spiders are known to eat each other, so the male jumping spiders must approach females very cautiously to avoid becoming a meal instead of a mate.

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Tiny jumping spider Jotus remus plays hide and seek to win over the ladies

Male spiders have to be careful in approaching a female and jumping spiders in particular have developed some elaborate waves and shuffles to make their intentions clear. Jotus remus, discovered in 2014, hides from the female’s sight and waves its …

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