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Arachnids: Tarantulas

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Hairy body of a large and leggy tarantula illuminated from behind.

Tarantulas give some people the creeps because of their large, hairy bodies and legs. But these spiders are harmless to humans (except for a painful bite), and their mild venom is weaker than a typical bee's. Among arachnid enthusiasts, these spiders have become popular pets.

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Runtime: 3 minutes 9 seconds

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Grade Level: 10 - 12
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Grade Level: 4 - 8
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Grade Level: 4 - 8