(1) Tarantism, that is, the disease resulting from having been bitten by a tarantula , was well known in southern Europe, and references to it permeated medical literature, music, and folklore for 500 years or more.(2) Researchers are using two species in Belize, the redrump tarantula and the cinnamon tarantula , implanted with radio transponders to help monitor forest degradation.(3) He also came face to face with a bearded dragon - an Australian lizard, stick insects and a tarantula .(4) Next, they listened to a brief taped story about a spider while they viewed three photographs of a tarantula .(5) Not so long ago the sight of a large, brown, hairy tarantula was enough to inspire fear and loathing in everyone except the most ardent enthusiast.(6) The children were given the chance to handle giant snails, snake, frogs, tarantulas , scorpions, millipedes and cockroaches.(7) If your terrarium is going to be home to any live animals, such as lizards, tarantulas , or other wildlife, make sure you include a water source, by embedding a shallow dish into the soil and keeping it filled with fresh water.(8) We saw tarantulas and spiders and bugs crawling all over the place!(9) An evolutionary biologist at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, specializes in trapdoor and funnel-web spiders, and tarantulas .(10) Baboon spiders or tarantulas , as they are known outside Africa, are the giants of the spider world.(11) Like chili plants, tarantulas produce agony-inflicting toxins designed to repel would-be predators, researchers say.(12) Yesterday, he took his Rainforest Roadshow to the school and introduced the children to tropical insects such as millipedes, tarantulas and scorpions.(13) In fact in much of their behaviour Australia's tarantulas act less like spiders and more like mammals, he says.(14) The group got to witness pure nature and animals like toucans, howler monkeys, tarantulas and various lizards.(15) By means of dancing and sweating, those bitten by tarantulas endeavor to expel the infected vapors.(16) The Australian spider is distantly related to our tarantulas , which are barely toxic.