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pink toe tarantula

Avicularia avicularia

Description:

Native from Costa Rica to Brazil, the pink toe is an arboreal species. Generally they sit and waiit(often in small woven nests) for their prey to come close. This one captured a leaf mimic katydid and was intent on finishing its dinner allowing us to get close

Habitat:

in a palm near the lodge


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3 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 4 years ago

Thank you for reminding me. A leaf mimic katydid!

Love those toes! Is it eating something?

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 4 years ago

Thank you!

doreen.chambers.14
doreen.chambers.14 4 years ago

Great pictures.

KarenSaxton
Spotted by
KarenSaxton

El Dorado, Provincia de Orellana, Ecuador

Lat: -0.47, Long: -76.87

Spotted on Dec 20, 2014
Submitted on Feb 7, 2015

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