Socotra Island Blue Baboon Spider Wins 29th Annual Arachnid Crufts

By Gary Cutlack on at

This adorable long-legged cutie has been voted 2014's hottest spider, winning the prize at the British Tarantula Society's latest exhibition. The event in Coventry this week was attended by 30,000 tarantulas and their owners, with first-time exhibitor Mike Dawkins winning the best-in-show award with his glorious Blue Baboon. [National Geographic via Wired]