Giant Tarantulas Are Invading Texas By The Thousands This Summer

Everything is bigger in Texas – even the bugs. While it’s no secret that summer brings lots of critters out of the woodwork here in the hot, humid Lone Star State, the eight-legged variety will be especially populous. It’s mating season for the Texas Brown Tarantula, a large arachnid that lays up to 1,000 eggs at a time. C’mon, we know you want to see:

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How do you feel about tarantulas? Were you aware of the impending invasion? Let us know your thoughts! Check out our previous article for another creepy crawler taking Texas by storm this summer: You Won’t Be Happy To Hear That Texas Is Experiencing A Major Surge Of Ticks This Year.