This dog sized, or puppy sized, spider is incredibly huge when you start to think about normal spiders you see in your travels. This spider is known as the Goliath Birdeater, and can look quite scary.
This huge spider was recently killed by a scientist, who is now feeling the rage from doing just that. This spider is found in Guyana, and is not on the endangered species list.
Theraphosa blondi is indeed the largest spider in the world (although its legs are not foot long, as some media reported), and thus it makes a perfect specimen for teaching spider morphology,” he added. “It is also a very common species, not protected or endangered, and collecting of a single individual poses absolutely no threat to its survival.