New relative of Tarantula found in USA

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Spider alert!

A new type of large spider has been discovered in Florida, USA.

Staff from Zoo Miami in Florida have made the discovery. However, it took years for experts to realise that it’s a brand new type of spider.

The new spider is called a Pine Rockland Trapdoor spider.

It has only been spotted a handful of times since the 1920s and only recently did the clever spider get its name for the habitat it lives in.

The spider was first found by a zookeeper back in 2012. However, it hasn’t been until very recently, that they realised it was a new species of spiders.

Spiders like this are some of the longest living spiders around and can live for decades in the same burrow.

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Sophie
Sophie
1 month ago

Extremely creepy i hate spiders

mu name a jefffff
mu name a jefffff
1 month ago

I wish it had more information…

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jared = apex
jared = apex
1 month ago

wow so cool 😱🌟🕷️🕸️

snakelover
snakelover
1 month ago

i love spiders

lucas
lucas
1 month ago

omg thats crazzy

jk rollin
jk rollin
1 month ago

omg that is so scary

jak
jak
1 month ago

I did not know that there was a such thing as trapdoor spiders.

a god
a god
1 month ago

wow that cool

Quinn Hadley
Quinn Hadley
1 month ago

Amazing Article

the bro
the bro
1 month ago

that’s cool

Last edited 1 month ago by the bro
Mr_YeetusMan
Mr_YeetusMan
1 month ago

Im NEVER going there

oliver
oliver
1 month ago

i do not know why the spider head looks like a hill
and its very buff

bailey M
bailey M
1 month ago

cool

Last edited 1 month ago by bailey M
sahara michelle rawiri
sahara michelle rawiri
1 month ago

thats so cool

zac
zac
1 month ago

cool

Violet
Violet
1 month ago

creepy i am not a fan of spiders

harlow Larcombe
harlow Larcombe
1 month ago

I LOVE Spiders I have a lot by my house
But it is so cool to read about spiders

kate
kate
1 month ago

I love spiders how do you not like them

Raeha
Raeha
1 month ago

cool this sounds intresting and creepy

Meadow
Meadow
1 month ago

Well isn’t that just great🥲🥲🥲

RAINA
RAINA
1 month ago

wow spiders are cool

spiderfanatic
spiderfanatic
1 month ago

no, just no

jay
jay
15 days ago

cute i want one

Micheal
Micheal
2 days ago

Thats so scary

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