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Bird-eating spider   A South American tarantula. The bird-eating spider is the largest known spider, with a body 7.5 centimetres (3 inches) long and a leg span of up to 30 centimetres (1 foot). It chases its prey across the rainforest floor. It feeds mainly on insects or lizards and frogs, but rarely on birds

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