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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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Wed 11, Dec, 2013
Grammostola cf.chalcothrix in Argentina

We found this Grammostola species on our way back from “Los Cardones” NP to Salta Airport. The altitude was about 1500 meters above sea level. Pato discovered an adult female Grammostola chalcothrix of the street while driving the car. He immediatly stopped and we took pictures of the specimen. After we finished photographing, we drove further. Just another few hundreds meter away, an adult male crossed the road. Another photosession started. It was pure luck to find this species, but it came in handy. The adult female had about 5cm bodylenght, the male was a bit smaller. All in all […]

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