What is hairy and size of a persons hand?
The Tarantula spider can be found in North America, South Asia, Africa,
Europe and Australia. The Tarantula does not spin webs, but it hunts for food instead. It lives in a burrow and lines its burrow with silk underground, rocks, damp places, grass, in dirt and under trees.
The Tarantula is large and hairy. They are as big as the size of a of a womans hand. This spider is 1-2 cm long.
The female spider lays eggs. The babies hatch from the eggs.
The Tarantula eats lady bugs, other spiders, frogs, birds and Tarantulas. It also eats mice, flies, bees and beetles. It eats ants, mites, butterflies, baby scorpions and grasshoppers, too.
The Tarantula has enemies like wasps, other spiders, people and scorpions. Some Tarantulas are dangerous and few are nice.
Other Interesting Facts
Only a few spiders are dangerous. There are 37 000 different species of spiders.