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Don't try to handle an H.Gigas

Discussion in 'Tarantula Bite Reports' started by Shampain, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. Shampain

    Shampain Well-Known Member

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    My hand is very stiff today lol I'm an idiot I know... :)
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    MassExodus Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Thats going to make it hard to chop the gigas in half with your Claymore..
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    Shampain Well-Known Member

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    lol [​IMG]
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    MassExodus Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Wasn't sure myself. Ive seen them on a few vids, are they burrowers like the baboons? I could google it but I haven't spoken to you for awhile. And its my day off so laziness has kicked in :D
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    Yes, they are burrowers. Apparently they can burrow quite a distance too
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    kormath Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I like how you have the fence between you and her now :p
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    kormath Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    i'd agree with the corn snake, i was going to get one but my son and i decided against it. Rubber Boa if you can find them for sale, are said to be the most docile snakes in the hobby. I always wanted a baby hognose just to watch them play dead with their mouth open too ;)
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    Enn49 Moderator Staff Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    You mean just like this, it was one of the babies I bred a good few years ago.
    Hoggies playing dead.JPG
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    OMG that's so cute :D Awesome behaviour
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    I do that when my gf is mad at me. Tried and true, it works.
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    Marija Well-Known Member

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    Lmao, love it :D
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    So, @Shampain, do you have any spider powers? Have you developed two pedipalps on your face or anything? Spider sense? Are you molting right now?
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    Phil Well-Known Member 1,000+ Post Club

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    I knew all your crazy handling would come back and bite you one day.....literally. Hope you are all OK now tho buddy.
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    Yeah I know lol I've learned my lesson god damn it hurt hehe... I foolishly deleted my imgur account forgetting a lot of pics of my T's where on there but here's the bite in case you missed the pic
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    How long did the pain last on that ?
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    It was pure agony for ah around an hour then I had the rush of the pain starting to subside but I was sick too then cramps for a day or two lol Not pleasant but I'm an idiot :D
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    Are you still experiancing any kind of cramping?
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    No :)
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    That's good to hear and know there's no long term issues.
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    Lawrence b Active Member 3 Year Member

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    I am just curious had u handle this t before ?
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