Caption: Camera zooms in to show brilliant colors of Mexican fireleg, or redleg, tarantula (Brachypelma boehmei). These colorful tarantulas are, as their common name suggests, native to Mexico. Females are larger than males and can have a legspan reaching 15 cm across. They've been known to live as long 20 years.

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Keywords: animal, arachnid, arthropod, brachypelma boehmei, color, crawl, fire, invertebrate, leg, mexican fireleg, mexico, or redleg, red, redleg, spider, spiders, tarantula, zoology

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Mexican fireleg, or redleg, tarantula

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