Goliath Bird Eating Tarantula

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  Goliath Bird Eating Tarantula

SPECIES: Theraphosa blondi

 STATUS: Least Concern

 HABITAT: Goliath Bird Eaters live in marshy areas from southern Venezuela to northern Brazil.

 DIET: Insects, lizards, frogs, and the occasional small rodent or bird.

 GENERAL: The Goliath Birdeater is the largest tarantula in the world with a leg span up to 12 inches, which is about the size of a dinner plate. These tarantulas will silently move toward there pray and then pounce on their victim, piercing them with one-inch fangs.

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