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Goliath Birdeater Tarantula

Goliath Birdeater Tarantula


Other name(s):
 Birdeater Tarantula, the Birdeater, Brazilian Birdeater

Scientific name: Theraphosa blondi

Habitat:  The Goliath Birdeater Tarantula is native to the rain forest regions of Southeastern Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, Surinam and northeastern Brazil. They are a deep burrowing species, found commonly in the marsh or swampy areas.
Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
distinctive reddish hairs, amazing breeders, biggest living spider, larger tarantulas
Challenging:
specific temperature, high hummidity requirements, strongest urticating hairs, aggressive
Interesting:
captive bred ones, bird eater, loud hissing sound, parasitic pepsis wasps, parasitic wasp
Overall review
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4.1 (12)
ManoftheNorth
So, you know those old monster movies with the giant ...
Review by: ManoftheNorth (80) April 13, 2014 17:52
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5.00
MikeSoares
Monstro, my T.Blondi is the biggest Terrestrial Taran...
Review by: MikeSoares (11) February 19, 2014 16:20
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4.75
1 photo
apbrewer
A Bugandy bird eating spider is not the most difficul...
Review by: apbrewer (2) May 20, 2013 03:20
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5.00
Eddie Creel
Zsa zsa is a great tarantula. She is so huge. I have ...
Review by: Eddie Creel (1) May 20, 2012 01:48
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5.00
Arach222
This is NOT a T for everyone. I find the most diffic...
Review by: Arach222 (14) updated December 24, 2011 14:42
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4.00
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Feeding (2 videos)
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Goliath bird-eater feeding
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Goliath Birdeating Spider
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Habitat (1 video)
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Theraphosa Blondi
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Learn more (2 videos)
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Goliath Tarantula Handling Theraphosa ...
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Goliath Birdeater Slideshow
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