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Fri 09, Oct, 2020
Snow Tarantula from Chile – Euathlus

In todays blogpost we are discussing our observation with a tarantula species from the genus Euathlus, native to the country of Chile. The team spent around five days in this eastern region of the province of Maule, when it suddenly started to snow. Within just a few hours the green landscape was covered with multiple inches of snow, nothing we were prepared for during our visit. The temperature dropped to 0 degree celsius quite fast and it just did. not stop with the snow. It was an amazing experience – also regarding the drive back with our “not really for […]

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Thu 24, May, 2018
Chile – Grammostola rosea in the nature – with mating footage!

On our recent field-trip to the country of Chile, the team was able to locate several individuals of a tarantula species we know under the name of Grammostola rosea – The Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula. What a jewel we found right there! The colors are simply amazing, no post production needed. The red was amazingly intense, something we have never seen in a captive bred specimen back in Europe. For our close encounter, watch our YouTube video on our channel, embedded below.     This species of tarantula digs deep burrows in the ground, as deep as 40cm in length. […]

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