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Animals: Tarantulas

These sites are about tarantulas: their habitats, life cycle, types, anatomy; includes videos and written information on how to keep them as pets. There is also a link to eThemes Resource: Animals: Spiders.

Grades

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  • 5

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This site shares basic facts about tarantulas; including identifying features, adaptations, habitat, and more.
This site includes specific information about the Arizona blond tarantula; including a description, habitat, ecology, and a life history.
This site includes an illustration of the anatomy of a tarantula.
This site provides a detailed look at the inside of a tarantula and explains the different functions of each part. NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes a popup.
This site explores some of the popular myths about spiders; including general myths, identifying myths, house spiders, weird myths, and "dangerous" spiders.
This site looks at old world tarantulas and points out their common characteristics; it then highlights a number of the popular old world tarantulas. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site looks at new world tarantulas and points out their common characteristics; it then highlights some of the popular new world tarantulas. NOTE: This site includes ads.
This site provides information on the basic care of tarantulas; including: housing, substrate, drinking water, climate, food, molting and handling.
This site provides basic information for caring for arboreal tarantulas.
This site provides basic information for caring for terrestrial tarantulas.
This site provides information for raising spiderling tarantulas; including: the basics, housing, watering and feeding, molting, manipulating, record keeping, and sexing
This site provides information on how to care for a sick or injured tarantula; including: dehydration, leg regeneration, and bad molts.
This blog includes information on the responsibilities of owning a tarantula; hazards; choosing your pet; choosing the right age and species; recommended species; and resources.
View pictures of different tarantulas by species.
This documentary features tarantulas – "the king of the spiders" (Total Running Time 23:13) NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
This video looks at finding and eating tarantulas in Cambodia. (Total Running Time 9:40). NOTE: This site includes a discussion board (message board, forum, etc.).
These videos are about caring for tarantulas, including: choosing species, cages and supplies, and housing.
These sites are about spiders and their habitats, identification, bites, and more. There are some colorful illustrations, photos, videos, and interactive games. Lesson plans, writing and group activities integrating research and technology are provided. There is also a link to an eThemes resource about insects.

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