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King baboon spider

Pelinobius muticus


The king baboon spider is a tarantula species native to East Africa. It is the only species in the genus Pelinobius. The king baboon spider can grow up to 20 cm in leg span. It is a slow-growing species.


Spotted this on in our outside shower.........

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Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago


Stephen Wain
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Stephen Wain

Muchinga Province, Zambia

Spotted on Jun 19, 2019
Submitted on Jul 12, 2019

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