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Brazilian Giant Salmon Tarantula Molt

Has your tarantula flipped over on its back and you don’t know what to do? Don’t panic – it’s a completely normal indicator that your spider is healthy and growing. 272 more words

Backwater Reptiles

Bouli Lanners : « Tarantula a été très couillu de produire ce film »

Jeudi dernier, le cinéma Le Parc accueillait l’avant-première du long-métrage Tous les chats sont gris, de la jeune réalisatrice belge Savina Dellicour. A l’affiche de cette production 100% belge, on retrouve notre Bouli Lanners local ainsi que la jeune révélation Manon Capelle. 669 more words



Most people don’t like spiders.  They’re seen as creepy, dangerous and maybe even a symbol of malevolence as seen on Halloween (in the US).  However, spiders are fascinating animals with a rich biodiversity world-wide and an interesting evolutionary history, much focused on the development of different uses for their silk.   312 more words

Tarantula, Tarantula Hawk

I know why you’ve come

I know how spindly sharp

The world can be

How buzzing flitting

How cold and distant

I will make a home for you… 13 more words



Finding a tarantula road kill was interesting. A car had squashed the poor thing and carnivorous wasps were feeding on its juices. We commented about the similarities of this “micro” kill with a carcass being cleaned by vultures in Africa but we were in Salta, Argentina. 662 more words

Bush Stories And Anecdotes


I am always on the lookout for new and exciting tarantula species that I can add to my ever-growing collection. In 2014, one species in particular stood out for me… 1,148 more words