Caption: Mexican fireleg, or redleg, tarantula (Brachypelma boehmei), crawls across rock. 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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