The amazing peacock spider wants to shake its sexy flaps at you


Grist

The male members of the peacock spider species have something to show you. Here, get a little closer — they’re really tiny, about five millimeters long.

That flap you see there? That is for the laaadiez. These spider fellas use their colorful appendages to convince female peacock spiders to mate with them.

Also, they do a little dance. Here you can see a few of these guys in action:

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