Tarantula, Pink-Toed

Tarantula, Pink-Toed

Avicularia avicularia

Vital Statistics

Height:

9 - 13 centimeters

Weight:

Diet:

Insects, including includes crickets, wax moths, grasshoppers, roaches.

Conservation:

Status:

Geographic Region

Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname, as well as some areas of Venezuela and Trinidad.

At The Zoo

Faces of the Rainforest

Did You Know?

The tarantula molts by shedding its exoskeleton but the most distinctive feature is that it may replace internal organs such as the female genitalia and the stomach wall or lining.