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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!

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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 spider.my 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

awesome!

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

Thanks

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