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These Newly Discovered Spiders Are Actually Really Beautiful

Meet Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus.

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Dr Otto said that he's been photographing peacock spiders for almost seven years, but despite his practice, they're hard to film: "They move around a lot, and if you film one, for example the male, you can't keep track of the female which may be sitting underneath the lens".

"I ask the average person on the street whether they have heard of peacock spiders, in 99% get "No". What fascinates me is how the perception of spiders in general change as a result. I get frequently emails from people who tell me that watching my videos have helped them to overcome their fear of spiders."