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Indian Ornamental Tarantula

Poecilotheria regalis

Venomous tarantula.

  • Defending or attacking, it is quick and unpredictable. Its bite cannot cause death, but it is very venomous and can cause muscle pain, nausea, and fever.
  • It is characterised by well-defined motifs on its back and black and yellow marks under its legs which are used to intimidate potential predators.