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peacock spider -- not a big fan of spiders; however, this is quite an interesting little creature.

Peacock spider, Maratus volans

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.

Australian Peacock Spider

Australian Peacock Spider Tiny jumping spider, this type dances in defence. Love these ittle critters!

Oh. Shit.


Bird-Eating Spiders - Flying into the web of a giant Golden Orb Weaver spider and becoming stuck in it spelled the end for this native Australian finch.

Otro vistazo a la siempre popular polilla poodle venezolana. Esta polilla fue descubierto y fotografiado en 2009 y se cree que es una nueva especie. Se cree que pertenecen al género Artace lepidópteros.

Funny pictures about The cutest moth you'll see today. Oh, and cool pics about The cutest moth you'll see today. Also, The cutest moth you'll see today.

King Vulture from Ecuador

The King Vulture is a large bird found in Central and South America. It is a member of the New World vulture family Cathartidae. This vulture lives predominantly in tropical lowland forests stretching from southern Mexico to northern Argentina.

World’s SECOND largest Spider, The Goliath jumper Spider! It's NOT the biggest. That award goes to the giant huntsman spider, a friend of Australia's.

World’s Largest Spider, The Goliath Bird Eating Spider! And a harmless jumping spider!

There is no such thing as a Tarentule albinos or albino tarantula. or any cute spider for that matter.

Long-horned Orb-weaver Spider (Macracantha arcuata) by itchydogimages, via Flickr

Long-horned Orb-weaver Spider (Macracantha arcuata) by Sinobug (itchydogimages)

giant devil flower mantis (idolomantis diabolica)

giant devil flower mantids (idolomantis diabolica) < -- > Oh My GOD!

Micrathena gracilis-a spider in the family Araneidae (orb-weavers), commonly known as the Spined Micrathena.

Micrathena gracilis is a spider in the family Araneidae (orb-weavers), commonly known as the Spined Micrathena or the "CD Spider" because its webs can make it appear that there are CDs hanging from the trees. It is completely harmless to humans.

Peacock Spider

Maratus harrisi, a newly discovered species of peacock jumping spider