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They are cute, they are colourful, they remind people of their own cat
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08-16-2016, 09:24 PM #1
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İmage

A Sydney scientist has discovered seven new species of the tiny Australian peacock spider — a spectacularly coloured, three-millimetre arachnid that dances to attract a female mate.

"They are harmless, they are cute, they are colourful, they remind people of their own cat. I often compare them with
kittens with too many legs, so really people get excited when they see them," he said.

"People who hate spiders confess that they actually can't help loving these ones [...]"

more at: http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/technology/p...-1.3618025




08-16-2016, 09:50 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
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They're not only cute, they're one of the few spiders in showbiz

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08-16-2016, 10:06 PM #3
Coolchick Member
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:)


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Just Plain Nuts.
08-16-2016, 11:06 PM #4
Octo Mother Superior
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lol, that's cute ^


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08-17-2016, 01:10 AM #5
White Ribbon call me
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I live in Sydney and I have never heard of them..

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They can't be real, it's a joke yeah?

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failboat Show this Post
08-17-2016, 01:15 AM #6
failboat Incognito Anonymous
 
(08-17-2016, 01:10 AM)the white wabbit Wrote:  I live in Sydney and I have never heard of them..

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They can't be real, it's a joke yeah?

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like drop bears? chuckle.gif
no. they're real. fab spiders.
we have the same species here but they have a zebra look.
08-17-2016, 01:17 AM #7
White Ribbon call me
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Wtf, They look like they have aboriginal cave paintings on their back..

I want one for Christmas.

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08-17-2016, 07:15 AM #8
Octo Mother Superior
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İmage
08-17-2016, 07:32 AM #9
Screaming Yellow Zonkers Member
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There are some super cool praying mantis too. The ghost mantis and the Orchid mantis

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08-17-2016, 05:38 PM #10
Midas Incognito Anonymous
 
Unrelated video.

08-17-2016, 07:08 PM #11
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spamity lol

Just Plain Nuts.



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