A few fun facts about tarantulas for you aracnophobes!
-most Tarantulas are about as venomous as a wasp. Some are more, some less. There isn’t a single reported case of death directly related to tarantula venom.
-there are almost 900 known species of tarantula.
-there are many exotic species, such as the poecilotheria subfamily, found in and around India (Poecilotheria Subfusca is shown, photo credit unknown).
-all spiders can regenerate broken or severed limbs with each molt.
-the largest known spider in the world based on mass is a form of tarantula, Theraphosa Blondi.
-I love tarantulas and most spiders more than life itself.