Arimathea | Nature | Peacock Spider | Comments
Page views: 2498778
Total entries: 1461
Total comments: 225



Wednesday, June 8, A.D. 2011
Peacock Spider

Last week, I was exploring the web for spiders. I was trying to identify the monstrously large arachnid that my family encountered while camping in Shawnee State Forest. I could not believe that such beasts lived in Ohio, and I wanted to know the name. During my spider hunting, I came across a peculiar video on Maratus volans, a beautiful, little spider native to Australia.

While the narration is unintentionally amusing, I found the footage fascinating. Dr. Jürgen Otto evidently discovered and first documented the species. The quirky scientist who speaks English with a somewhat Aussie accent has also made a more adventurous music video. After some funky foreplay, you get to see some straight up spider porn. You may look at his photographs of the peacock spider, as well. This man should work for Animal Planet.

Posted by Joseph on Wednesday, June 8, A.D. 2011
Nature | AnimalsPermalink

Previous entry (all realms): The Preferential Option for the Poor
Next entry (all realms): Russian Church in Arabia

Previous entry (Nature): Sky Survey
Next entry (Nature): Hummertime
Leave a comment

Christian / First Name: (required and displayed)

E-mail: (required but not displayed)

Location: (optional and displayed)

Web site: (optional and displayed)

Please write your commentary here: (Click here to add Smileys)

Please submit the word that you see below:

Your comment will be posted after Joseph makes sure that it is neither spammy nor unpublishable.