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2010-12-06 06:00:00

Officials said Friday that U.S. authorities have arrested a German man for smuggling hundreds of tarantulas and other spiders into the country. Prosecutors said that Sven Koppler, 37, was arrested Thursday after arriving in Los Angeles to meet an associate, following a nine-month investigation dubbed "Operation Spiderman." The investigation started in March when customs officers found 300 live tarantulas during a routine search of a package. U.S. Fish and Wildlife agents then intercepted a...


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Mexican Fireleg, Brachypelma boehmei
2013-09-09 10:14:11

The Mexican Fireleg (Brachypelma beohmei), known also as the Mexican Rustleg Tarantula, is a tarantula that is native to Mexico in Guerrero state. These spiders prefer semi-humid climates and are obligate terrestrial burrowers. As with all closely related tarantula species, they defend themselves with their urticating hairs when they are provoked. They’re not the easiest species to keep in captivity and should only be considered as a pet once comfortable with keeping other species....

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