Animal Stories - Tarantulas


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Stephen Birkner - 2006-09-27
I have had a few of these spiders and they handle very well. They are very tolerent, in fact I had accidently dropped one of them and it didn't do anything. It didn't strike at me or anything, it just walked on my hand as if nothing happened at all

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Jillian - 2006-09-23
The Goliath Bird eating spider also occurs in Trinidad an island off the northeast coast of Venezuela. I have found dinnerplate size specimens inhbiting the roof rafters of my house's ceilings one 3 occassions.

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Michael Pettingill - 2006-09-19
i am considering getting a rose-haired tarantula, it is a cool pet to look at. i researched all the tarantulas and i made up my mind i want a female chilean rose-haired tarantula.

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Jeffrey A. Keverline - 2006-09-09
One thing I noticed in the ailments discussion is a tarantula laying on it's back described as being sick. Tarantulas normally molt in this position and so is not an indication of illness. A dying tarantula curls it's legs under it's body like a clenched fist instead of flipping on it's back. Great discussion otherwise! Check out arachnopets.com for more information on tarantulas.

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CIERRA - 2006-09-07
HEY I HAVE A TRUE ZEBRA TARANTULA AND IT CANT BE HANDLED BECAUSE IT'S DOCILE AND MOVES VERY FAST AND JUMPS AND IVE HAD IT FOR 6 MONTHS OR SO. I GOT BORED WITH IT SO I BOUGHT A ROSE HAIRED TARANTULA YESTERDAY AND IT IS ONE OF THE KINDEST REPTILES I HAVE EVER HAD. I HOLD IT AND ALLOW MY 4yr OLD SISTER TO HOLD IT. SO TO ANYONE THAT WANTS A PET TARANTULA IF YOU ARE A BEGGINER ITS DEFINiTELY BEST TO START OFF WITH THE ROSE HAIRED BREED . WHATEVER YOU DO DONT CHOOSE THE ZEBRA BECAUSE IT LOOKS COOLER.

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Tyler - 2006-09-05
I just got my tarantula today and it makes an awesome pet. For some it may not be the best but when it gets comfortable with you it is kinda cute. I say its awesome.

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mark - 2006-09-05
i have had my baby baboon for about a 5 days so far. he stay's in his burrow he constructed overnight. he is always making it bigger and changing it. he left an opening were i can see him during the day. he piles up cricket legs and roach nymph shells outside his lair of death. i have never seen him outside his burrow and i have not seen any molted exoskeleton, but he seems bigger looking already. he was an inch when i got him. cannot hardly wait till he is 5 inches plus.

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Juan - 2006-09-02
I got my spider 6 months ago. I've seen her molt, have funny moments with her prey,(crickets and mealworms) and I've even seen her rip her webs off the floor like a carpet and add bew ones. they are VERY interesting and I don't know why people call them "pet rocks".

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Karina and Steven - 2006-08-20
My little brother, 12 years old, got his turantula about 2 weeks ago. It's pretty creepy. But it's calm and just about to molt. I held it for the 1st time today (i'm still a little shaky lol). And my brother picks it up ever once in a while. It gets a lot of attention. I would recommend the rosehaired Turantula as a pet if someone wanted something creepy!

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Angie - 2006-08-14
hi i bought a rosehaired spider a week ago. shes lovely and nice to handle and watch. its my 1st time, i bought a spider for myself as i think there nice and i would recommend a rosehaired one to anyone just starting off with one. thanks angie

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