Facts About a Tarantula

The tarantula is a hairy spider that belongs to the arthropod invertebrate family, and it can be one of the biggest spiders in existence. Learn how tarantulas catch their prey with information from a high school biology teacher in this free video on insects.

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Janice Creneti has a bachelor's degree in secondary science education and biology from Boston University. She has been teaching for more than 20 years. She currently teaches at Lakewood High School in Tampa, Fla.