Did You Know?
Tarantula spiders can survive 2 and a half years without food.
No human can live for 2 years without feeding but you can find a truly amazing insect which can easily survive without eating for 2 years. You all must be curious about it. It’s the 4 inch long spider named as TARANTULA.
Tarantula spider is widely known for this unique attribute of living without being feed for more than 2 years. Normally female tarantulas are famously long-lived. Even in duress, they have been recognize to live for over 20 years .On contrary, male tarantula don’t survive as much more but they have a life-span of just 5-10 years.
Scientists have tested for long that for how long a tarantula spider can live without eating. For that they conduct a research to have an accurate period of longevity of tarantula without being fed. They kept tarantula on water only.
Guess what they find? These beefy and hairy spiders that can tangle arachnophobias in to great fear lived for the longest period of 2 years, 9 months and 19days.
Isn’t this amazing? It is surly amazing for those people who love keeping spiders as pet.