Asked by: Jenel Argibay
asked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd March, 2020

How big is a giant Amazon spider?

These spiders can have a legspan up to 30 cm (12 in), a body length of up to 11.9 cm (4.7 in) and can weigh up to 175 g (6.2 oz).

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Moreover, how big is the Goliath Birdeater?

The South American Goliath birdeater (Theraphosa blondi) is the world's largest spider, according to Guinness World Records. Itslegs can reach up to one foot (30 centimeters) and it can weight up to 6 oz. (170 grams).

Also, what is the biggest spider in the rainforest? goliath

Then, how big is the biggest spider ever recorded?

The world's largest known spider is a male goliath bird-eating spider (Theraphosa blondi) collected by members of the Pablo San Martin Expedition at Rio Cavro, Venezuela in April 1965. It had a record leg-span of 28 cm (11 in) - sufficient to cover a dinner plate.

Can a Goliath Birdeater kill you?

Although venomous with inch-long fangs, the Goliath Birdeater's bite will not kill a person. It will, however hurt quite a bit, and has been described as somewhere between the pain of a wasp sting and hammering a nail into your hand.

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