There is almost nothing good to say about this critter, spotted in French Guiana a decade ago but announced formally only this year. It's from 1 to 3 in. long which is too much spider for most people and is covered in characteristic tarantula hair. It also has a taste for birds, which unsettlingly reverses the natural birds-eat-bugs order of things. The new tarantula does, however, come in bluetooth which is to say is has cobalt blue teeth, and they're true beauties. O.K., so that's one nice thing you can say about it but really, that's all.
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