START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Top 10 Animal Lovers

1. Redback Spider

The redback spider tops the animal lovers list because this arachnid would literally kill for some action and does! The courtship begins with the male back-flipping into a sexual position, taunting the female by placing his rear directly in front of her venomous fangs. Guess that’s one way to say, “Come and get it!” The female happily obliges, taking a bite out of her lover, but before the poison sets in, the male scurries away from her deadly embrace. Too bad he can’t leave well enough alone he eventually returns, only to be eaten by the female. Well … that’s one way to avoid any awkward, serious relationship discussions!

8 Animals That Mate for Life
Cutest Cuddling Critters
Top 10 Animal Workaholics
7 Amazing Animal Journeys

Read more: Behavior & Communication, Humor & Inspiration, Love, Nature & Wildlife, Pets, Relationships, Sex, Valentine's Day, Wildlife,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love


+ add your own
5:54AM PDT on Apr 10, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

8:55PM PST on Feb 8, 2012

ok never mind.thats disturbing about the red back.its just like the praying mantus

8:53PM PST on Feb 8, 2012

wo i don't like any of them accept the redback favorite animals are dogs,cats,tigers,horses,sheep,crows,bears & rams

3:24AM PST on Feb 1, 2012

Interesting facts.

9:18AM PST on Jan 16, 2012

Thank you for those awesome pictures.

8:25AM PST on Jan 16, 2012

I thougt you meant animal rights activists...

8:09PM PST on Jan 15, 2012


7:14AM PST on Jan 15, 2012

Amazing creatures!

7:14AM PST on Jan 15, 2012

The lizard and the spider were the coolest! awesome. Thanks for sharing!

1:29PM PST on Dec 31, 2011


add your comment

Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

video spotlight

Daily Cute: Turtle Chase

Daily Cute: Turtle Chase

people are talking

The blog has comprised with many great features because of this quality it is perfectly nice!

interesting thanks. i'm good at cutting heads off.

Great tips!! Happy photo taking y'all :")

i would definitely pass on the guinea pig as a pet


Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.