Posts Tagged ‘peacock spider’


What am I sappy spider blogging?

August 14, 2015

This little spider puts his heart into his dancing – all for the benefit of the little brown female seen at the end of the video.  The colorful fellow is M. personatus, or Blueface peacock spider.  Jurgen Otto is a spider and mite biologist from Australia who is interested in creatures such as the peacock spider, from a scientific perspective as well as for its entertaining dancing.

John Travolta, eat your heart out.  “Unh, unh, unh, unh . . . ”



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