Watch the amazing peacock spider – they use colourful displays to attract mates.

Another 7 peacock spiders were recently discovered and described spider scientist Jurgon Otto.
This spider is a male Maratus speciosus (Coastal peacock spider) and this is its way to appeal to a potential female mate (the brown spider at the end). It is approximately 4 mm in length and inhabits coastal dunes near Perth in Western Australia.

 

 

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