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Red Rumped Tarantula (Brachypelma vagans)


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Found in Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Belize, this species likes to live deep in underground burrows. They are often kept as pets but are very aggressive and should never be handled. Picture taken at Whipsnade Zoo, July 2008.

8th Aug 2008 by Diane Earl


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