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Synonyms for tarantula

large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)

large hairy tropical spider with fangs that can inflict painful but not highly venomous bites

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As expected, they found that in the control sites in the forest the red-rumped tarantula remains faithful to its burrow, but once a forested area is completely cleared, the red-rumped tarantula disappears.
The Web has always been an afterthought," says David Risley, director and exec VP of Tarantula Entertainment, a 15-person Internet design outfit in New York's SoHo that launched the sites for "Seussical" and "Producers.
Tune in here to see what tarantula life is really like.
This female, now crawling up Prentice's arm, belongs to one of the dozens of tarantula species found west of the Mississippi River along the southern tier of the United States and as far north as Salt Lake City, Utah.
The term tarantula commonly refers to various species of large, hairy spiders of the Theraphosidae family, found in tropical regions throughout the world.
Integrating Tarantula with Logicube's portable and intuitive forensic data extraction device, CellXtract, provides added functionality that will give law enforcement, military and government agencies an unparalleled solution to address the thousands and thousands of phones, including legitimate brands and white box, manufactured with Chinese chipsets," continued Emrani.
Tenders are invited for Providing and fixing of C-Wedge connector of Tarantula X Tarantula and Tarantula x Zebra (0.
A TARANTULA has been found in the wild in the North-east of England.
In the plot a tarantula arrives to get up close and personal with the nuns and nurses, who react by squashing it.
Tarantulas evolved a blue hue at least eight times, but scientists aren't yet sure what purpose the coloration serves, Susan Milius wrote in "Tarantula blue Is no accident" (SN: 1/9/16, p.
It's not every day you get to go to the races and get the opportunity to hold a snake or a tarantula," she added.
A PET tarantula tops a list of bizarre items left behind by guests in Travelodge hotels last year.
He sells everything from scorpions and cockroaches to ferrets, lizards and snakes, but nothing is as popular as the tarantula, and not just around Halloween.