Be On The Look Out For Tarantula’s In La Junta, Colorado
There is a migration of male Tarantulas in search of a female mate crawling through Colorado. Some of these males are at least 10 years old the females if they stick close to their nesting place can be at least 25 years old.
These Tarantula's usually pass through the La Junta and southeast Colorado area starting in late-August, through early October. According to Whitney Cranshaw, professor at Colorado State University, these are called Oklahoma brown Tarantula's.
If you would like to see these Tarantula's there is a time and place. According to the La Junta website, September is the perfect time to view tarantula migration and September 10 would be the perfect day. The best time of day for viewing is around 6 pm so don't miss your opportunity to see the magnificent creatures.