MEGAPIXELS: This strange creature isn’t a spider or a dog, but it sure looks like both

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on Popular Science November 5, 2018 at 05:14PM.)

Want to learn something new and nightmarish today? There is an arachnid in the rainforests of Ecuador that looks like a big black dog’s head sitting on eight super-long yellow legs. Shivers.

As science writer Ferris Jabr pointed out when he tweeted the image, originally taken by scientist and photographer Andreas Kay, the dog head looks like something straight out of the third Harry Potter. (Sirius? Is that you?) The critter is formally called a Bunny Harvestman thanks to its rabbit-like ears. The bizarre body is only about as big as your thumbnail.

 

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This article and images were originally posted on [Popular Science] November 5, 2018 at 05:14PM. Credit to the original author and Popular Science | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

 

 

 

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