More ideas from Denniel
This is called the Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider (Poecilotheria metallica) and even its name is all fancy. They're insanely rare, too, only being found in a single location which is severely fragmented. The extent of occurrence is less than 100 km2. Habitat: Southeastern India and Sri Lanka Status: Critically Endangered

This is called the Gooty Sapphire Ornamental Tree Spider (Poecilotheria metallica) and even its name is all fancy. They're insanely rare, too, only being found in a single location. Habitat: Southeastern India and Sri Lanka Status: Critically Endangered

Beautiful macrophotography from Jimmy Kong. We especially love looking into the eyes of those jumping spiders!

Eye of the Spider: Hypnotizing Macro Photos of Exotic Spiders Staring Directly into Your Mind

jurgen otto

peacock spider -- not a big fan of spiders; however, this is quite an interesting little creature.

Peacock spider, Maratus volans

libutron: “Peacock Spider - Maratus robinsoni Peacock spiders are a group of mostly small and compact Australasian salticid (genus Maratus) in which the adult males have a plate (the fan) of dense.