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I saw a comment on Instagram from someone who was surprised to find a jumping spider in their country. It's not a uncommon sentiment, people often seem to think that cute jumping spiders must be bought from breeders or whatever. No! Every country has them!

Even cold northern countries are home to many different spider families. I know peacock jumping spiders are exciting and all but we should highlight the biodiversity in our own backyards too.

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