9 Brightly Colored New Tarantula Species Found

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•45 Nov 5, 2012

Scientist Rogério Bertani recently discovered nine previously unknown and endangered species of small tree-dwelling tarantulas in Brazil, many of which feature bright pink, purple, and orange colorations. What do you think?

  • “I hate spiders, but I love colors, so I’m a little conflicted here.”

    Ralph Vashiell –
    Dock Builder

  • “Hmm, this sounds like a scam to sell more tarantulas.”

    Yvonne Pedley –
    Jukebox Coin Collector

  • “And all this time I’ve been painting my tarantulas like a moron.”

    Charles Brierley –
    Raspberry Grower