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All dressed up but no place to go

This is a discussion on All dressed up but no place to go within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; Oh that is really a long life span for a spider. Thanks for the info. ...

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    Oh that is really a long life span for a spider. Thanks for the info.
    Quote Originally Posted by pavel View Post
    With some of the truly long lived species such as this one, no one is quite sure. (Which goes to show how little we know about them.) But females such as this one can easily live 25 yrs or more. Males, as with all tarantulas, have a much shorter lifespan than the females. Males of this species (Grammostola rosea) typically die of old age at 4 or 5 years.



    Nope. While mature males are often plain brown, they too may have the pink coloration.

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    great read...thanks for the spider info

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