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Salmon Pink Bird Eating Tarantula, Lasiodora Parahybana

One of the largest beginner species available, the salmon-pink birdeater features pale pink hairs on a stunning velvet black body. A sizeable, beautiful, and docile tarantula.

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The Brazilian salmon pink birdeating tarantula, scientifically known as Lasiodora parahybana, is a large & beautiful arachnid species native to the tropical rainforests of Brazil. Renowned for its striking appearance and impressive size, this tarantula has captured the fascination of arachnid enthusiasts worldwide. Lasiodora parahybana is beloved for its impressive size, ranking among the largest tarantulas in the world. Adult females can reach a leg span of 8 to 10 inches (20 to 25 centimeters), while males are generally smaller, measuring around 5 to 6 inches (12 to 15 centimeters). As its name suggests, the Brazilian salmon pink birdeating tarantula exhibits a striking coloration. Its urticating hair can be either a deep reddish-brown to a vibrant pink. This coloration serves as a natural camouflage amidst the leaf litter and forest floor, allowing the tarantula to blend into its environment. The rosy urticating hairs act as a form of defense when threatened, and can be flicked off by the tarantula, causing irritation and discomfort to potential predators. They boast robust fangs are designed for subduing prey and injecting venom, although their venom is considered mild compared to other species of tarantulas. This is a docile tarantua species not typically prone to aggression. It typically prefers a solitary, terrestrial lifestyle, spending the majority of its time in burrows it creates in the ground. These burrows provide a secure retreat for the tarantula, as well as a place to molt and lay eggs. Feeding on a diverse diet, the Brazilian salmon pink birdeating tarantula is an opportunistic predator. While its name might suggest a preference for birds, it primarily preys on insects and other invertebrates. Its strong jaws and venomous bite allow it to overpower and immobilize its prey before consuming it.Thanks to its stunning appearance, manageable temperament, and relatively low maintenance requirements, the Lasiodora parahybana has gained popularity among exotic pet enthusiasts.

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