Chilean Rose -haired Tarantula
Did you know?
Chilean rose- hair tarantulas can flick urticating hairs off of their abdomens, which can cause a reaction in whatever they land on. The tarantula also has venom that some people may be allergic to.
Deserts and scrublands in South America
About 5 inches with legs
Males: 3-6 years; Females: up to 20 years
100 to 500 eggs hatch in about 6 weeks
Habitat loss and pet trade