Beginner’s Guide To The Theraphosa Stirmi Tarantula

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Common name: Burgundy Goliath Birdeater Scientific name: Theraphosa stirmi Appearance: Burgundy Goliath Birdeater Tarantulas are large, heavy-bodied and are rich burgundy-brown after a molt. They also have distinctive reddish hairs on legs and abdomen post-molt. Origin: Guyana, Venezuela, Northern Brazil, French Guiana, Suriname Type: Old World, Terrestrial Size: Adults can grow to reach 10 to 12 inches. This is a medium to fast-growing species. Life span: […]

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Greater Horned Baboon [Ceratogyrus brachycephalus]

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Common name: Greater Horned Baboon / Rhino Horned Baboon Scientific name: Ceratogyrus brachycephalus Appearance: A Greater Horned Baboon is a pale color with dark markings and a small “horn” on its carapace. Origin: Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa Type: Old World, Terrestrial, Burrowing Size: Can grow up to a legspan of 5 inches. This species grows quickly. Life span: 8-10 years Attitude: Defensive and fast, […]

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