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Chilean Rose Tarantula

Grammostola rosea


large tarantula, 10cm legtip to legtip, common in the pet trade, may live more than 20 years


temperate forest


I was shocked to see this large tarantula on the trunk of a tree as I hiked Nahuelbuta national park. It was more something I'd expect to see in the Amazon, not in a temperate forest.

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Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 7 years ago

Great spotting.

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Bío Bío, Chile

Spotted on Mar 14, 2016
Submitted on Aug 14, 2016

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