The Mexican Red Knee Tarantula

By Tony

Habitats and Facts

This particular tarantula is native to the face of Sierra Madre Occidental. Also it is native to Sierra Madre del Sur. These are mountain ranges in Mexico. These species are very large. When these spiders are fully grown these can have leg span of 5 or 6 inches. Females will live up to thirty years and males live much shorter.
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Fun Facts

It got its name from where its legs arch there is a reddish orange and it got its name like that. The main diet would be grasshoppers and meal worms and wax worms might be iin the diet sometimes. People think the colors on this spider are beautiful and are used a pets as well.
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