2009 Photo Contest, Nature, Stories, 3rd prize
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Hans-Jürgen and Heidi Koch

for Stern

02 October, 2008

The eye of a jumping spider. The spider's eight eyes facilitate exceptional spatial and focusing abilities as it hunts its prey. As different species have adapted to meet specific needs and inhabit varied environments, the eye has evolved with an extraordinary diversity of specialization.

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