Goliath Bird Eating Spider Bites a Researcher working in Amazon Rain Forest

October 19, 2014 4:33 PM

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Theraphosa blondi or the bird eating spider in the Amazon rainforests is a forebodingly huge and hairy tarantula aboriginal to the Amazon rainforests in South America. It is one of the biggest spiders in the world and just imagine bitten by such a spider! Yes a scientist working in the Amazon rainforest has indeed been bitten by a huge bird eating variety of Tarantula spider.

Theraphosa blondi or the goliath bird eating spider can grow up to a foot in length and has a life span of 30 years. The female mates with the male and then devours it. The goliath spider can crack a mouse’s skull with its fangs.

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