Mr. Edward Gravely of Martinsville sent us a picture of a zebra jumping spider (Salticus scenicus) recently. It's probably pretty obvious how it gets its common name! These small jumping spiders can be found throughout North America and Europe, and they commonly take on prey items up to three times their size! Thanks for the pic, Mr. Gravely!

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My 4 year old son loves going to the museum. The exhibits are educational, interactive and kid-friendly.

Beth Deathrage

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