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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 (16)
pucillona
I had a bird eater tarantula for three years. It was ...
Review by: pucillona (2) July 11, 2015 18:57
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3.75
1 photo
Athravan
These are impressive, massive chunky spiders that ran...
Review by: Athravan (77) June 16, 2015 02:40
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5.00
1 photo
Erebus
I recieved my Goliath bird eater tarantula when she w...
Review by: Erebus (8) updated January 12, 2015 00:51
  • Currently 100
4.75
4 photos
Kaidic
Well, it wasn't really a “life”, more like “8 months”...
Review by: Kaidic (2) December 13, 2014 15:17
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2.25
1 photo
ManoftheNorth
So, you know those old monster movies with the giant ...
Review by: ManoftheNorth (84) April 13, 2014 17:52
  • Currently 100
5.00
Feeding (2 videos)
Goliath bird-eater feeding
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Goliath Birdeating Spider
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Habitat (1 video)
Theraphosa Blondi
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Learn more (2 videos)
Goliath Tarantula Handling Theraphosa ...
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Goliath Birdeater Slideshow
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