Mexican Red-Legged Tarantula

Mexican Red-Legged Tarantula

C002/2728 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.3MB

Downloadable file size: 3.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: DANTE FENOLIO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: The Mexican red-legged tarantula, Brachypelma smithi, is an endangered species. Habitat alteration and over-collection by the pet trade has pushed wild populations to the brink of collapse. This 15-year-old captive-borne female was photographed in 2007.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, arachnid, brachypelma, brachypelma smithi, captive, captivity, cites appendix ii, endangered, fauna, female, hairy spider, large spider, mexican arachnids, mexican red knee tarantula, mexican red-legged tarantula, nature, spider, tarantula, theraphosidae, urticarious hair, urticating hair

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.