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Thanks for your question, Gene. Many species of tarantula live in Texas and they are notoriously difficult to distinguish from each other. We didn't bother our visitor with a close examination so, unfortunately, we don't know which species it was.

That's cool. What kind of Tarantula is it? Gene

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