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Without revealing my sources, I thought I'd mention that the "two-striped Telemonia butt spider" hoax is making the rounds once more:

Here's the spider:

The Singapore salticid looks a tiny bit like the local Thiodina species found in the south-east.

Reading the hoax message (even if you know little or nothing about spiders) you have to laugh (several times), but many people seem to fall for these things.

My belief about Salticids...
All of them believe they are the most toxic, life threatening creatures on this planet. But believing doesn't always make it so!

I've also
noticed this. Every single one I've ever kept has believed that.

Of course!
They always have an attitude, though my Phiddipus clarus seems to suddenly become the tamest, most polite spider there ever was when I give him an occasional juicy Mayfly. Can spiders do 'Bambi Eyes'? I think so.

They can!
My little Phiddipus always gives me the "Cricket now please?" eyes! She's so cute!

Oh goodness
this deserves an "LOL"

Good lord...
That's ridiculous, haha.

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