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In Cambodia, fears tarantula may go off the menu

- While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat in Cambodia, where the only fear is that they may soon vanish due to deforestation and unchecked hunting.

Australia: Town invaded by 25,000-tarantula 'mega cluster'

Maningrida - A small town in Australia has, for reasons known only to tarantulas, become a hotspot for the hairy spiders — to the tune of more than 25,000 of the creatures. Experts have no idea why this is happening.

African tarantula takes 'Best in Show' for 2014

Coventry - What did the judges look for in determining the prettiest and best groomed tarantula during the 29th annual exhibition of the British Tarantula Society last week? Actually, there are more specifications than one might think.

Two dead as Indian village invaded by giant venomous spiders

Scientists have been sent to a remote Indian village to investigate an invasion of giant venomous spiders believed to be a new species of tarantula.
 

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Scene from the BTS 2012 exhibition in Coventry England.
YouTube: May  20  2012.
Scene from the BTS 2012 exhibition in Coventry England. YouTube: May, 20, 2012.
British Tarantula Society
(Grammostola cf. porteri)  adult male.
Photo taken: Dec. 19  2003.
(Grammostola cf. porteri), adult male. Photo taken: Dec. 19, 2003.
Viki
Tarantulas in the Aphonopelma genus range from the 15cm A. anax (left) to tiny A. paloma (right).
Tarantulas in the Aphonopelma genus range from the 15cm A. anax (left) to tiny A. paloma (right).
Chris Hamilton
Monocentropus balfouri (Socotra Island Blue Baboon)
January 13  2011.
Monocentropus balfouri (Socotra Island Blue Baboon) January 13, 2011.
Snake Charmer
Green Bottle Blue (Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens)
YouTube - Jan. 7  2013.
Green Bottle Blue (Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens) YouTube - Jan. 7, 2013.
Marita De La Pena

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