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The Mystery of Tarantulas’ Brilliant Colour Schemes May Finally Be Solved – ScienceAlert

Tarantulas don’t just come in brown and black. These large, hairy spiders can also display wonderful hues of blue, green, purple, and red.

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Tarantulas don’t just come in brown and black. These large, hairy spiders can also display wonderful hues of blue, green, purple, and red.
Yet tarantulas are most active at twilight, meaning they’re ‘crepuscular’ animals  where vibrant colours are significantly harder to see (at least for us). Until now, researchers didn’t know if they could even see their own fabulous colour patterns in the dimness of dusk.
Now, however, a new study suggests that tarantulas can see colours just as well as the…

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