And this is rather special. I love finding animals, watching and recording behaviour. But this was very rare to find a very small white and yellow crab spider Thomisus labefactus female, with a tiny, weeny brown male mating with her.
Not the greatest of photos, as doing a super macro in situ, behind leaves, without disturbing the subjects is a great challenge. A handheld 100mm with two extension tubes and an off camera flash (and a very helpful wifey assistant) all did the trick.
Here is a photo of the tiny male...really no bigger than the head of a pin. with legs.
Here is his lover, the much larger and very differently coloured female.