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New Giant Tarantula Discovered in Sri Lanka



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A new type of tarantula about the size of your face has been found in northern Sri Lanka. Scientists found the spiders — with a leg span up to 8 inches across — living in trees and the old doctor’s quarters of a hospital in Mankulam.

Covered in beautiful, ornate markings, the spiders belong to the genus Poecilotheria, known as “Pokies” for short. These are the tiger spiders, an arboreal group indigenous to India and Sri Lanka that are known for being colorful, fast, and venomous. As a group, the spiders are related to a class of South American tarantula that includes the Goliath bird-eater, the world’s largest.







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frick that





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A few pics to help you sleep tonight...













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I will literally grab a rattlesnake by the tail. But I would pass the frick out if that huge bitch touched me!!!!!!!





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I've only met one taranula, it was in west Texas near el Paso. I caught him in a quart mason jar. Found the nearest ant nest, which are in the ground. Turned the jar upside down on top of the hole to the ant nest and watched a hundred huge ants eat him alive. It was pretty cool!






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I'll swim with crocodiles, bullsharks, alligators. Moccasins, sea snakes and tiger sharks but keepmthem damn spiders away from me

Wick y'all play this weekend?

Noon and 2 sat



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Tell cootkilla it has a limp....problem solved





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Wick y'all play this weekend?


Yep, we don't know the times yet, plus a double header for soccer at noon and 1:00 in Walker...

ETA, we are playing at Live Oak, where are yall?



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Brown recluse probably lives in your house and a lot more deadly





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Brown recluse probably lives in your house and a lot more deadly


That aint no joke. Those things are nasty.






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Brown recluse probably lives in your house and a lot more deadly


I see black and brown widows regularly...






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beautiful creature





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Beautiful creature thats needs to die

This






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well I wont be sleeping tonight






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