Animal Behavior 11e Cover Video

Watch this video of a male peacock spider (M. elephans) dancing. Why is he dancing like this?

Notice that there is another spider in the foreground of this video. Who do you think that spider is?

Now watch a second video of another peacock spider species (M. volans) and see if you can answer all of these questions.

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Video Courtesy of Michael Doe - Project Maratus