Fri 31, May, 2019
Brachypelma albopilosum in nature

Finding Brachypelma albopilosum, the Curly Hair Tarantula, in the wild is a hard task! Feel free to watch our efforts in finding this outstanding tarantula in the wild. Brachypelma albopilosum is one of the most kept tarantula species in the hobby. Curly Hair Tarantulas make a good beginner tarantula since they feed very well and have a long lifespan. Just be aware that they need propert CITES paperwork, since they are listed as every other Brachypelma species. Brachypelma albopilosum inhabits a relatively large area that includes several countries. These include Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Panama. This species builds […]

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Thu 12, Jun, 2014
Brachypelma cf. verdezi preys on mouse

During his recent stay in Guerrero, Mexico Reto was able to find a huge adult female of what we think is Brachypelma verdezi. He spotted the burrow entrance at a roadside roadside embankment a few kilometeres away from the next village. The burrow itself was quite deep with a lenght of 50cm. Probably it’s easier to control the heat within the burrow. While digging up the burrow he found a big female Brachypelma eating a big mouse inside the burrow. The mouse was almost as big as the around 7cm bodylenght Brachypelma species. Another evidence right from the wild, that […]

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