Cobalt Blue Tarantula
|Geographical Range||Southeastern Asia|
|Scientific Name||Haplopelma lividum|
|Conservation Status||Not listed by IUCN|
This brilliantly colored spider lives in Thailand. Despite its vibrant purple/blue sheen, the tarantula has secretive habits, preferring the seclusion of its silken burrow. When potential prey stumbles across some of its silk, it emerges to catch the unlucky victim.