When it comes to Texas, every other thing is big and giant here. Texas covers a wide variety of facts as well as insects and bugs. During the summer, the place experiences Critters making their time from the woodwork. Out of which eight-legged variety covers almost a populous area and their community. However, Texas is now experiencing the mating season for Giant Tarantula and they can lay eggs up to 1000 in numbers.
Giant Tarantula species are abundant in Texas region
According to research, there are almost 1200 species of Tarantulas found around the Southern Hemisphere. Tarantula is named after an Italian town Known as “Taranto”.
This term signifies any large species from the ground spiders. The most common spider, “Mexican Redknee Tarantula” makes a hue of black and orange. Moreover, the color signifies season for Halloween, which means holidays are near.
Another species coming from the spider family is the “Texas Brown Tarantula”, which is large and heavy. An adult tarantula may weigh about three ounces and increase in leg span up to four inches.
Keeping an eye on them, researchers found that they are almost docile. They mostly prefer being hidden except during the mating season from May to October. During that period female spiders come out from hidden burrows and make contact with humans.
They aren’t poisonous – so chill and have a look around
A female tarantula can lay eggs with an approx. the number of 1000. The eggs stay on the web. As soon as the eggs hatch, the babies stay with mother for less time and then go around to make their own life.
A giant tarantula isn’t poisonous but if any threatening situation arises around them they counter it with defense. However, their defense mechanism is generally not life-threatening. They just lift up their front leg to avoid hindrance and sometimes throw hairs just like needles. And many reported about spiders stung, though the sting isn’t that venomous.
So, it’s reported that Northern Texas will cover a high number of Giant Tarantula. However, there is no health concern or medications/vaccinations required. Its advised to look at streets or bushy areas to avoid contact with the Tarantula. And taking pictures of them isn’t prohibited.
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