OKLAHOMA BROWN TARANTULA

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Aphonopelma

HABITAT:  Dry, well-drained soil areas of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.

CONSERVATION STATUS:  Least Concern

FUN FACT:   Tarantulas catch their prey with speed, not webbing.  They eat almost anything that is the right size.  Their primary prey includes small insects.

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312 E Finnup Drive

Garden City, KS 67846

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