Rose-Haired Tarantula By Stephen
They have 8 jointed legs, if they lose one it will regenerate a new one.
They have 8 eyes, 2 fangs, and are venomous. They have Cephalothorax,
this is where they the eyes are located on and the legs join.
Handling: They are docile but the males can be a little more aggressive and bite. Their hair may irritate the skin. So handling directly is optional.
Housing: The tank should be a 5-10 gallon enclosure and about three times wider than the leg span.
Photographing The Tarantula
Rebel XT Lens Sigma 28-80mm Macro 1:2
The Tarantula is rather easy to handle while taking pictures, it rarely
moves unless it is having air blown on it or being touch.
The Tarantula is sitting on a black cloth like
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by students on the 'Principles and techniques of photomacrography'
course, November 2007,
Biomedical Photographic Communications (BPC) program at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT).
Article hosted on Micscape Magazine (Microscopy-UK).