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Some more Peacock Spiders

 
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Sep 05, 2017 09:39 |  #1

Here is a few more from the hunt the other day

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/XJMv​PY] (external link)Maratus Speciosus (external link) by Rick Allen (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/X7on​Ai] (external link)Maratus Speciosus (external link) by Rick Allen (external link), on Flickr

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[IMAGE'S LINK: https://flic.kr/p/Y4gU​hf] (external link)Maratus Pavonis (external link) by Rick Allen (external link), on Flickr

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Sep 05, 2017 10:23 |  #2

Cool critters.


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Sep 05, 2017 15:06 |  #3

Agreed, they are very cool. So small too.


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Sep 05, 2017 15:06 |  #4

Fantastic.


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Sep 06, 2017 00:22 |  #5

Wonderful series - amazing looking jumpers
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Sep 06, 2017 01:25 |  #6

Thanks for the comments :)

The next step is to catch them displaying, they raise their 3rd legs and raise their back section which also fans out. All of this to attract a female, it is spectacular.

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Sep 06, 2017 01:30 |  #7

Didn't know this species existed. Thanks for the heads up! :cool:


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Sep 06, 2017 01:34 |  #8

Alveric wrote in post #18445660 (external link)
Didn't know this species existed. Thanks for the heads up! :cool:

They are in Australia, if you want to see more search Youtube for "Jurgen Otto" and you will see lots and some funny clips as well
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Sep 06, 2017 01:49 |  #9

As cute as they come! Stunning little spider, lovely set showcasing the beauty


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Sep 08, 2017 12:29 |  #10

Wonderful captures, very jealous you have these.


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