Links• Title Slide• Link Slide• Scientific Name of Animal.• Range and Habitat Map.• Diet.• Physical Description Size, Weight, Length ect.• Breeding Info: Eggs, Live young, number of young ect.• Special Behaviors or Unique Anatomical features.• Weird Info.• Video, Sound file or Graph of Animal.• Conclusion
Scientific Name• The scientific name for a tarantula is Aphonopelma.
DietTarantulas can live their whole lifespan on nothing but a diet of insects. The most common food for them are crickets. A majority of tarantulas require only 1 or 2 crickets per week. Tarantulas feed primarily on grasshoppers, beetles, ot her small spiders and arthropods, and other insects.
Physical Appearance• Tarantulas are considered the heaviest spiders by weight. Their bodies are about 1 ½ by length, depending on the type of species they are. The body length ranges from 2.5 to 10 cm. (1- 4inches). Their size range from as small as a fingernail to as big as a dinner plate.
Breeding Info.It is very difficult to breed tarantulas. They lay 500 to 1,000 eggs per sac. They can produce anywhere from 50 to 2000 eggs.
Special behaviors• Tarantulas do not spin webs. They are capable of producing silk.
Weird Tarantula facts• Tarantulas have a leg span of nearly 10 inches or about the size of a dinner plate.• They defend themselves by throwing needle- like, barbed hairs at their attackers.• Tarantulas can regenerate lost legs.
Conclusion• There are many different features of tarantulas. They are different then other spiders and they have so many amazing qualities. Like that they can get as big as a dinner plate.