YouTube - birdspidersCH looks for the red leg tarantula (Megaphobema mesomelas) while searching for tarantulas in Costa Rica. This species of tarantula is endemic to Costa Rica and, with its...
birdspidersCH: Giant Arachnid on Adventure
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YouTube - birdspidersCH finds an adult Costa Rican red leg velvet tarantula (Megaphobema mesomelas) a in a huge burrow right next to a street. This species of tarantula inhabits the cloud forests in the central highland of Costa Rica between 1000 and 1500 meters above sea level. Temperature and moisture wise, the habitat of this tarantula species is on the cold and wet side.