black tarantula


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black ta·ran·tu·la

Sericopelma communis, a large black tarantula of Panama, and the bite of which is poisonous, although its effect is localized anatomically.
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Developments have included upgrading the Animal Barn, extending the Reptile House and improving animal housing to add several new species including skinny pigs, hognose snakes, a blue-tongued skink, an Australian water dragon, a Brazilian black tarantula and a flat rock scorpion.
He wrote a terrific instrumental song called Black Tarantula as a really morbid lie song called Endless Sleep.
Wreaths included a floral black tarantula in memory of the song "Boris the Spider" which John wrote about his pet.
Wreaths at St Edward's church in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, included a floral black tarantula spider in memory of The Who song "Boris the Spider" which John wrote about his pet.
ZOOLOGIST (animal expert) Scott Petersen at the Serpentarium and Reptile Zoo in Goldbar, Washington, will try anything to cure people of arachnophobia (fear of spiders)--even letting a Brazilian black tarantula crawl across his face.
First published in 1974, it's the missing link between Gore Vidal's Myron and Kathy Acker's The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula by the Black Tarantula.
In the early novel The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula (1973), this process of appropriation is central to the narrator's quest for identity.
The Childlike Life of the Black Tarantula, The Adult Life of Toulouse-Lautrec, Blood and Guts in High School, Great Expectations, Don Quixote: these relentless parodies, plagiarisms, uses and abuses of "master texts" are about the quest to name oneself, and the realization that the "I" of language (and identity) is constantly metamorphosing.