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Golden silk orb weaver spider (Nephila edulis) at the Budapest Zoo.
Mexican red-legged tarantula (Brachypelma emilia)
Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens at Budapest Zoo
Brazilian giant tarantula (Lasiodora parahybana) at Malacca Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary.
Brazilian black and white tarantula (Nhandu coloratovillosus) at Malacca Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary.
Philippine orange tarantula (Orphnaecus philippinus) at Malacca Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary.
A female false black widow spider (Steatoda grossa) at the Knoxville Zoo.
A Brazilian red and white tarantula (Nhandu chromatus) at the Virginia Zoo.
A burgundy goliath bird eater (Theraphosa stirmi) at the Virginia Zoo.
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