Tarantulas are huge, hairy spiders that have fangs. Some tarantulas are colorful. They can be red, blue, orange and yellow. They can grow up to twelve inches long and they have eight eyes.
Tarantulas are found in the rain forests of South and Central America. They eat bats, mice, lizards, insects, frogs and small snakes. Their hair can sense heat, cold and things that move. Their legs have little claws.
Tarantulas are said to have a nutty taste like peanut butter when they are eaten by people. More than fifty kinds of tarantulas live in the United States. Tarantulas are amazing creatures.
~Written by Asiel