Happy Face spider from Hawaiian islands
Meet the only spider in the world guaranteed to bring a smile to your face – the Happy Face spider. The tiny creature has been given the nickname thanks to bizarre markings on its body which resemble a big smiley face. Found in the rainforests of Hawaiian islands the tiny insect is just a few millimeters big and said to be harmless to humans. The photographer who was delighted to capture the unusual creature on camera was Darlyne Murawski from Massachusetts, US.
Darlyne Murawski said: ‘I took the picture when I was in Maui, while I was there I wanted to take the opportunity to see if I might be able to find a Happy Face Spider. ‘We spent a while looking before we discovered one under a leaf in the rainforest.