Favorite Animals / This is a species of elephant beetle from the rain forests of Costa Rica. Fully grown and roughly five inches long. They are an endangered species and generally live for just four months. Elephant Beetles eat the sap of particular trees
Mexican Fireleg Tarantula Brachypelma boehmei ~ the Mexican fireleg. These tarantulas prefer semi-humid climates, and are burrowers. As with all closely related tarantula species, they defend themselves with urticating hair when provoked.