_MG_0331 peacock spider Maratus splendens

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    Australian peacock spider (Maratus splendens) displaying to a female. More info on this species including link to a recently published paper in the set description. You can watch the courtship dance of two related species here
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=9GgAbyYDFeg
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ppP03ERHbUI
    youtu.be/MVDolRfgseY
    youtu.be/z-_abWX65a8
    youtu.be/E-nmeYirsvA

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    1. Algom@ 86 months ago | reply

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    2. poised snow [deleted] 86 months ago | reply

      wow. lil' dangerous cute thing. :-)
      cool!!

    3. Alcosinus  ON/OFF  86 months ago | reply

      Magic composition and capture !!!

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    4. Alcosinus  ON/OFF  86 months ago | reply

      Fabulous capture !!!

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    5. envious hope [deleted] 86 months ago | reply

      Seen in:
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    6. Patricia Ware 86 months ago | reply

      Wow, this is amazing! It almost doesn't look real! Perhaps created in Photoshop? No, nature is truly amazing and you captured a perfect photo of one its many wonders. Congratulations!

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    7. Blimpaccident 82 months ago | reply

      Crazy! Wonderful shot!

    8. martinbraunphotography.com 82 months ago | reply

      Wonderful capture,well done.

      Thank's for sharing with us!

    9. sable crib [deleted] 81 months ago | reply

      WOW SO COOL!!!

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    10. patrick30091967 81 months ago | reply

      woww!!! just so beautifull!!!

    11. Mario-Cehulic 75 months ago | reply

      Amazing!!!!!!!

    12. gbohne 73 months ago | reply

      Wow.. excellent find and capture!

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    13. mark.photos 70 months ago | reply

      Hi Jurgen, congratulations on being an ANZANG finalist!

    14. d_smets 63 months ago | reply

      Wonderful creature,
      great picture !

    15. merbert2012 35 months ago | reply

      Brilliant photo!
      Thanks for sharing

      Norbert

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