animal forces us to ponder the nature of intelligence itself. They
are running incredibly complex software on unbelievably small
hardware: Their brain could fit on the head of a pin, and yet their
sensory processing and strategizing abilities rival those of the
smartest animals on earth.
closely at the photo above, and you will count eight eyes. This
spider-hunting spider can see in all directions at once, stalk and
deceive their prey, seduce them with false siren calls and
manipulate them like a puppet master. Like a brilliant martial
artist, this animal out-maneuvers and out-thinks their victims,
risking their own life in the process.