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9 incredibly cute arthropods

By: Mary Jo DiLonardo on April 13, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
The Bunny Harvestman

Photo: Used by permission from Andreas Kay/Flickr

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Bunny Harvestman

A harvestman is the colloquial term for the third-largest group of arachnids, of the order Opiliones. They're not spiders, but they're definitely in the same class. More than 6,500 species in 50 families fall under the Opiliones umbrella — none of them stranger and more oddly disturbing than the Bunny Harvestman, a pairing of Bugs and bugs that only could be found in nature. This harvestman has eight legs, like all arachnids. Which means, thankfully, it does more scurrying than hopping.