The Goliath Birdeater is the world's biggest spider in terms of body size, weight, and leg span.
Goliath Birdeater is the world's biggest spider in terms of size and weight.
Goliath Birdeaters are native to the rainforests of South America.
They have been known to prey on birds occasionally, but it's not a regular part of their diet.
Goliath Birdeaters are not considered dangerous to humans.
They are considered a vulnerable species due to habitat loss and overcollection for the pet trade.