Rainforest EXPLORER: News & Notes
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Do Amazon birdeater spiders really eat birds?

Do Amazon birdeater spiders really eat birds? | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
When I go out at night into the rainforest to search for katydids I don’t like to have any company. Not that I am particularly antisocial, but tracking skittish and cryptic animals is an activity t...
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Meet the South American Goliath birdeater spider(Therphosa blondi) from the Amazon!  The largest spider in the world with a leg span of nearly a foot (30 cm).  But do they really eat birds?  Read on! 

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Amazon Spiders, Up Close.

Amazon Spiders, Up Close. | Rainforest EXPLORER:  News & Notes | Scoop.it
My last two years in the Amazon have left me fascinated with a group I used to largely pass over: the spiders.
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