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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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