What Eats Tarantulas?


Tarantulas biggest threat is from humans. A few bird will eat them, but the big spider can even scare bird away. One unique natural predator is the spider wasp. It basically paralyzes a spider and lays eggs and when the eggs hatch they eat to spider. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider_wasp
Q&A Related to "What Eats Tarantulas?"
lizards, insects, frogs, baby birds, and small rodents.
If it is a large tarantula it will need relatively large prey. Just like snakes. You can't feed a 15 foot python mice. It needs something rabbit-size. A small tarantula would eat
Tarantulas are carnivores. They eat all kinds of insects, especially larger ones like crickets and grasshoppers, June beetles, cicadas, and caterpillars.
Most species take 2-5 years, some 10 years, to reach maturity. Males typically live another 1-1.5 years after reaching maturity, but females can live for 30-40 years.
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There are quite a few things that will eat tarantula's including some that will surprise you. They actually can be eaten by humans and are good protein if stuck in the desert.
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