Photo: Fancy tarantula shows off his frippery

176 of 962
176 of 962

Kudos to photographer Andreas Kay for not only taking this beautiful photo, but for not running away screaming at the sight of this giant purple spider! But joking aside, this may be one of the prettiest arachnids we've seen in a long time. Thank you, Andreas, for your camera skills and most of all, your bravery.

Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group!

WHAT'S HOT ON FACEBOOK