It shoots its hair (urticulating bristles, to be exact), can pierce a mouse’s skull, and can grow foot-long legs; Entomologist Piotr Naskrecki (http://www.insectphotography.com/) has discovered a new source of material for horror flicks out in Guyana: the Theraphosa blondi – or Goliath Bird Eating Tarantula.
Here is a link to the horror spoof video with a puppy in a spider costume:
See the picture below and the full story on WSB-TV here:
When will these finally make it to the United States? Given Hollywood’s depictions of how spiders come across our borders, you might want to double-check any produce bins before reach for anything… sweet dreams! 😀