Our photo of the day comes from the magical rainforest of Ecuador.
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. 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.
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