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Mexican Red-kneed Tarantula
The Mexican Red-kneed Tarantula Brachypelma smithi is one of 25 live tarantulas that make appearances in the Bugs Alive! exhibition. The tarantulas at Museum Victoria were all confiscated from smugglers by the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS) and are kept by the museum in strict quarantine conditions. Photographer: Alan Hnderson Source: Museum Victoria