Goliath Birdeater
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The Goliath Birdeater is the world's largest tarantula, and can weigh up to 6 ounces!

They are native to the rain forests of South America, and live in trees and on the ground.

They have a brown body with black markings, and their legs are as long as their body.

Goliath Birdeaters eat insects, lizards, frogs, and small mammals. They have venomous fangs that can inflict a painful bite.

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Unknown
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IUCN Classification
Data Deficient (DD)
IUCN Classification

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Geeky Facts about the Goliath Birdeater

Fact 1

This tarantula is the largest arachnid on the planet.

Fact 2

Their fangs are loaded with venom – capable of paralyzing and killing small animals.

Fact 3

It is known as the goliath bird-eater because it is big enough to eat birds.

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