While walking around the bush in Australia, entomologist Jurgen Otto took these beautiful photos of Peacock Spiders performing their awesome little mating rituals, trying to woo female spiders without becoming their lunch instead.
How to Identify a Brown Recluse. The brown recluse spider, also known as the violin spider, is a venomous creature whose bite can cause children and adults to become ill. The brown recluse is unusual because it has only six eyes (most.
Orchid Mantis: Australian researchers have confirmed that the beautiful orchid mantis mimics flowers to attract insect pollinators as prey. This is the first documented case of floral mimicry outside of flowering plants.