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First Sighting Of Jumping Spider Spotted In Dublin Garden.

: 01/24/2020 - 08:51

In what's believed to be the first sighting in Ireland - a jumping spider has been spotted in a Dublin garden.

The Philaeus Chrysops, that is just a few millimetres long, is usually found in countries with a warmer climate.

Collie Ennis, a researcher at Trinity College's Zoology Department, says they may jump on prey but they're harmless to humans:

spider.mp3, by Ciara Noble

 

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