Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Tarantula

Knock, knock ???




Who's there ???






You never know who may show up on your door step!

32 comments:

Mountain Mama said...

Was this a visitor to your jungle home?
I think I would have fainted if I saw something like this so close to my door.
Mercy!!!

Jungle Mom said...

tarantulas visited frequently, some much larger than this one.

~Just A Thought Ginger said...

Eeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!



Loved your comment on my blog. You are SO right!!

jvaughn0311 said...

gross!!! I hate even the tiniest of SPIDERS!! Gross, yuck...!! =) Who stepped on that one??=)

Dawn said...

We had tarantulas that would crawl under the not-tight front door and just saunder across the floor. I didn't like them! This was in Arkansas. We also had scorpions - I can do without either!

Terri said...

AaaAAAAaAAaaAa!!!!!! (That is a shaky scream!)

I grew up in West Texas and tarantulas were just a part of the landscape but that one was way bigger than the Texan ones.

Findalis said...

If that showed up at my door you would have heard the scream in the States.

My daughter is deathly afraid of bugs.

Sarah Joy said...

He was definitely bigger than the one we found attending my daughter's Sunday School class!

Barbara H. said...

Ugh!

Kristi said...

I've never had one of THOSE show up at my door, but I've had some pretty creepy people show up. LOL

~Kristi

Susan said...

Rita, your blog continually makes me praise the Lord that He called us to Canada! LOL

Starla said...

Ahhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

Tori said...

Oh yuck! We have those in south Texas. We were there for a mission conference and we poured water down the holes to get them to come out. Some missionaries actually took some of those furry critters home with them.

Nina in Portugal said...

The only time I've seen one of those is in captivity. No wild tarantulas for me, thank you.

Phika said...

Oh fun!
What did you name him?
Never mind I'll name it.
Hmm....
His name is henceforth Mercy.
In honor of what mountain mama said lol

Z said...

TARANTULA!? How the heck do you get him to LEAVE?!!!

ABNPOPPA said...

Nice furry little guy to wake up to. Regarding yesterday's posting on the blahs of blogging I rolled while reading it. I felt like the cartoons were written about me. Thanks for the visit at CO.

ABNPOPPA

Thursday's Child said...

Ew! We had one of those in house in Lebanon a couple of times. Both have joined the church triumphant. (Assuming they were both believers that is. ;) )

Jane said...

I am officially wigged out!!!!! Spiders are NOT my thing.

Humble wife said...

We have these guys...not as bothersome as the black widows...Bill has created a mantra for the kids that as soon as they could learn it he taught it to them..."a good spider is a dead spider"...

as he cannot stand spiders...I am not bothered by the spiders(just the snakes(ugh)
Jennifer

Charles said...

Like all guys, I would first ignore it completely until my wife insisted that I remove him to spider heaven. She says a good spider is a flat spider. Where are my clod hoppers ?

Joe Gringo said...

tarantula's are pretty cool and a little spooky, wait til you come across a Gila Monster in the desert!

The Hermit said...

I'd need a hoe to take that one on, or a baseball bat. But a shotgun with no.7 shot would probably be better. Stand off capability, you know.

redneck preacher said...

Big hairy creepy. Sort of like a Mass. senator I know. But how about poisonous?

HTOITA

Steve n Vickie said...

Wow, wouldn't want him coming home for supper every day.

thislittlepiggy said...

SCREECH!

Found my way over through the CBO... What an introduction! :o)

Harry said...

I think I've been teaching too long. When I saw the photo, I immediately thought "that would be great for science!"

groovyoldlady said...

I love Maine. I LOVE Maine. I LOVE MAINE!!!

Pinky said...

Oh, Rita.
I just got a major case of the willies.

Nice Buddha said...

wow, i think its a theraphosa apophysis(goliath pink foot), wow wish i had that thing dont kill it its loking for a mate, and its poison is not harmful to humans, i had 5 of tarantulas here at home and they are like little devils when feeding time..

another wonder of nature

Nice Buddha said...

wow, i think its a theraphosa apophysis(goliath pink foot), wow wish i had that thing dont kill it its loking for a mate, and its poison is not harmful to humans, i had 5 of tarantulas here at home and they are like little devils when feeding time..

another wonder of nature

Nice Buddha said...

wow, i think that is a theraphosa apophysis(goliath pink foot bird eater), dont kill it, its looking for a mate, i wish i had that thing knoking at my door, i had 5 of em, and they were like mini monsters when feeding time..

and oh, there poison is not harmful to humans, no worst than a bee sting

another wonder of nature