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Tarantula migration expected to crawl through Colorado

 

August 8, 2019



COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials say thousands of tarantulas are expected to start their annual migration through the state soon.

The Gazette reported Wednesday that the migration is expected to begin this month through early October.

Officials say the Oklahoma brown tarantulas migrate through La Junta, about 176 miles (283 kilometers) southeast of Denver.

Scientists say the majority of the spiders are 10-year-old males looking to mate with females hidden in Colorado's grasslands.

Officials say the peak time to view the migration is mid-September near Comanche Na...



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