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Brown tarantula

Aphonopelma hentzi

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elaurynharper 3 years ago

Maybe around 4-5" across, pretty big. We found this guy and others on a rig in South Texas, they certainly do wander around there, but they are in remote ranch areas. I've never seen one in our residential area (thankfully!).

shebebusynow 3 years ago

Is this guy about 5" across? Looks huge. Do they just wander around the porch around there?

Carrizo Springs, Texas, USA

Lat: 28.30, Long: -99.82

Spotted on Feb 18, 2012
Submitted on Feb 19, 2012

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