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The animated adventures of Lucas the Spider

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Meet Lucas the Spider, a series of short and adorable animations by animator Joshua Slice, whose credits include Disney’s Zootopia and Big Hero 6. The original Lucas short was a quick animation voiced by Slice’s nephew Lucas, and thanks to its popularity, we’re enjoying a few more of Lucas the Spider’s adventures. It’s Cold Outside:

Playtime:

Captured:

…and Musical Spider:

Related reading: Jumping spiders.

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