Why We Aren't Mad At Tarantulas

You can't judge everything by size. Take tarantula's for instance. They are HUGE in spider size and really hairy, and when scared they tend to raise their front legs to make themselves look bigger, and scarier. Scary move right? I'm secretly convinced Tarantula's have encouraged this reputation, and Hollywood has been more than happy to lend a helping hand in that department. In reality, tarantulas are the ultimate Introvert. They just want to be left alone in their silken little hole to live their lives eating bugs in privacy. They don't want to fight, they don't want to eat you or even bite you. Unless you are a bug, then that's a different story.


Tarantulas can bite if they feel threatened, and their bites will hurt, but their venom is less toxic than bee venom. If you see a Tarantula the best thing to do is to just leave it alone. If you do that, then they will leave you alone as well.

Of course we understand if you don't want to look at any tarantula's that may be hanging around your home, and we have been known to relocate a tarantula or two. So should you be concerned about spiders in Oklahoma at all? That is a resounding yes. Just because tarantula's won't hurt you doesn't mean other spiders will keep to themselves as well. Black Widows and Brown Recluse are both very present and active in Oklahoma. Those are two small spiders that are an active threat to your health and safety around the home. If you have spider problems in Oklahoma we have solutions to give you greater peace of mind, and keep you and your family safe in your own home. Ask us about our packages ranging from monthly, bimonthly and quarterly maintenance programs. With a variety of programs we can cater to a variety of needs and budgets. Call us today for more information!

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