These Fancy Spiders Look Like They’re Wearing Sequins
Posted in Art in Nature, Art+Science, Photography, Science by Brittany on July 30th, 2014
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At first glance you would think that these spiders have been turned into a walking art project, but in fact they are naturally decorated with the sequin-esque reflective pieces on their backs.

These spiders are appropriately called mirrored, or sequined spiders and they can actually change the size of the reflective patches, depending on if they are on the move or at rest, threatened or relaxed.

Venture over to photographer Nicky Bay’s website to see some more (and less pretty) macro shots of spiders.






Via Bored Panda

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