Despite some media reports, these arachnids are not half the size of a full-grown man. They are big though, reaching about 6 six inches (15 centimeters) in length. Photograph by Michael & Patricia Fogden/Corbis Camel spiders became an Internet sensation during the Iraq war of 2003, when rumours of their bloodthirsty nature began to circulate […]

via The Egyptian Giant Wind Scorpion. — Old Guv Legends

While photographing wildlife in the Penrissen Mountains of Borneo, photographer Bjorn Olesen hoped to capture activity of the Speckled Spiderhunter (Arachnothere flavigester). When he spotted this juvenile trying to get its parents’ attention, he was captivated and watched as its attempts went unnoticed and it then flew away. To Bjorn, this “symbolizes youth, vitality and […]

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The Jumping Spider of Japan…

This video says about itself: Jumping spider (Menemerus brachygnathus (Thorell)) filmed in Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan on 11 June 2017. This specimen was about 1 cm in length. Related articles Tokyo children’s playground closed over nuclear radiation Jumping spiders are masters of miniature color vision Fukushima nuclear disaster news roundup

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