Holding a Tarantula without any risk. The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.

The Tarantula Festival

The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.

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A Tarantula in its vivarium. The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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May 7, 2006
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A Tarantula in its vivarium. The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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May 7, 2006
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A California native Tarantula in its vivarium. The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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October 12, 2006
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Tarantulas have eight eyes but poor vision. The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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October 12, 2006
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A young boy uses a flashlight to better examine a huge Bahia Scarlet Tarantula.  The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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October 12, 2006
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Visitors admire Scott Bemis' collection of Tarantulas. The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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May 7, 2006
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Scott Bemis, a Tarantula dealer, uses a brush to manipulate fragile California Brown Tarantula.The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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October 12, 2006
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Scott Bemis, a Tarantula dealer, tries to get a male and a female California Brown Tarantulas together so they can mate.The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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October 12, 2006
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A male California Brown Tarantula (R) has sensed the presence of the female and tires to approach it to mate. The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
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October 12, 2006
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Two California Brown Tarantulas mating. The male (R) uses his front legs to secure the female fangs so she can't use them on him. The annual Tarantula Festival takes place every October during the mating season at Coe Park in Morgan Hill, CA. Hundreds of visitors come to see, touch and learn more about the largest spiders on earth that usually inspire more fear and disgust than anything else.
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The Tarantula Festival
Date:
October 12, 2006
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