Home Range: Northern South America
Habitat: Upland rainforests
Wild Diet: The Goliath birdeater’s wild diet consists of small herpetofauna and arthropods, with the occasional small rodent, bat, or young bird, though – despite its name – this is rare.
Interesting Facts: One the world’s largest spiders, the Goliath birdeater’s leg span can reach to more than 10 inches!  They can also make a loud hissing noise, called stridulation, by rubbing the bristles on their legs together.