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Texas Brown Tarantula

Aphonopelma hentzi


Large brown and black tarantula spider; also called the Oklahoma Brown Tarantula. This female was about 3 inches (7.5 cm) long.


Crossing road through open fields.


She was so large, we could see her in the rearview mirror from 50 meters down the road! We backed up, took pictures, and relocated her to the roadside so she wouldn't get hit by another car.

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1 Comment

Jeannette 10 years ago

Wow, it looks huge :)

Even bigger than 7,5 cm....

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 5, 2010
Submitted on May 31, 2012

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