Vol 3 No 2 | Jul-Sep 2023

Along Came A Spider

Story and art Samidha Gunjal

Creatures in the natural world use a wide variety of ‘performance’ techniques to find mates and procreate. In this story, the artist Samidha visualises the antics of the tiny peacock spider in this quest, with a touch of affectionate humour.

A guide to the peacock spider with stunning photographs

A lovely, funny short film about the courtship ritual of the peacock spider found in Australia