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Texas Brown Tarantula

Aphonopelma hentzi

Description:

Texas Brown Tarantula spotted on the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, near dusk. I watched this little guy cross a dry river bed, climb up the rock embankment, cross a gravel road (pic) and then head out across the grass of the old golf course--amazing how these little things can move!

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armadeus.4
armadeus.4 3 months ago

Stunning spider! Thank you for sharing :)

SargonR
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SargonR

Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States

Spotted on Aug 30, 2021
Submitted on Aug 30, 2021

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