F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Tarantula Questions

1) What are the basic external features of a tarantula spider?

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2) How can I determine the sex of my tarantula?

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3) Where can I obtain more information about pet tarantulas?

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4) Where can I find more information about other arachnids either on a children's level or a more scientific/research level?

For children, adults or researchers try:

(Resources and links for children, adults and researchers can be found by 'clicking' on the 'Arachnology pages' in the left hand column bar.)

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5) Where can I find tarantula and other arthropod images for commercial purposes

We do offer high quality images for commercial sale. For a custom quote, please contact us.

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6) Can I buy photoslide or CD images for non-commercial purposes?

Unfortunately not. Birdspiders.com images are only sold for commercial use, whereby, their copyright can be protected through contractual agreements.

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7) Do you sell, trade or give away tarantulas?

No.

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8) If I describe a tarantula or spider to you can you tell me what species it is?

Probably not. An accurate species determination can only be made by the examination of a number of physical characteristics found on an adult spider in combination with accurate locality data.

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9) What are your photographic image, scientific consultant, field or film documentary rates?

All rates are negotiable and can be discussed by contacting Rick West directly.

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