Video: Meet the Spider-tailed Horned Viper, a species of viper endemic that lives in western Iran and uses his tale in the shape of a spider as a lure to attract birds. Snakes and spiders are quite scary, but this animal combining both seems like a genetically modified monster conceived by the twisted mind of a mad biologist.
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