Giant Tarantulas Can Be Spotted By The Thousands Around Northern California Right Now

Eek! If you have a phobia of spiders, you may want to keep your distance from certain areas in Northern California during the immediate future. Currently, thousands of giant tarantulas can be spotted roaming the grounds because of a irregularly prolonged mating season. Although your first reaction to seeing one of these massive spiders near your feet may be to freak out, experts would like the public to know that these creepy little creatures are nothing to be afraid of. Keep scrolling to learn why the tarantulas are especially visible right now and why you shouldn’t fear them in the slightest.

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What do you think? Are you creeped out by these misunderstood creatures? Let us know in the comments! If fuzzy animals are more your thing, be sure to check out The Unique Animal Park Everyone In Northern California Should Visit At Least Once.