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Jul 31, 2015

This Spider’s Mating Dance Is Sexy As Hell

Form an orderly queue, ladies and gents.

Meet Maratus personatus: a species of peacock spider that has only recently been discovered.

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He lives in coastal bushland near Albany in Western Australia, and the females there cannot get enough of him.

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They call him “blueface” because of his striking blue mask, which he uses to lure the hearts of unsuspecting female spiders.

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He's only few millimetres long, but his killer dance moves make him the Magic Mike of the arachnids.

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No one can hold a pose in such a captivating way.

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Or extend one leg with such elegance.

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Justin Timberlake's dance moves have nothing on this guy.

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Watch the full dance here:

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