Mexican Red-Knee Tarantula

Meet chili, our Mexican Red-Knee Tarantula.

The docile Mexican red-knee tarantula is the most common spider used in movies due to its large size and beautiful coloration. A particularly striking tarantula, the Mexican red-knee has a dark brown body and legs, with orange-red leg joints. The ends of the legs can detect vibrations, smells and tastes, to help the tarantula locate prey and the opposite sex, although it also has a group of eight eyes on the top of the carapace