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Meet the largest spider in the world

Good evening everyone, i hope that you are having a lovely friday dispite the cold weather. Today i want to share with you some photographs of the largest spiders that exist in the world. If you have a fear of spiders then this article is not for you.

The largest spider that exists in the world is known as the Goliath birdeater. It belongs to the tarantula family theraphosidae. This spider weighs up to 175 g and their body length can grow up to 13 cm in length. The Goliath birdeater can be found in Venezuela, northern Brazil and rain forest regions.

The Goliath birdeater is considered an edible spider and forms part of the local cuisine. Dispite it's name it doesn't usually eat birds.

Let's take a look at some photos of the world's largest spider. Thank you for reading this article. I would appreciate it if you shared this article.

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Brazil Goliath Venezuela theraphosidae


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