Mexican Red Knee (Brachypelma Hamorii) terrestrial bird spider females have an average lifespan of up to twenty to twenty-five years, while males live a much shorter life of about seven to eight years.
Behavior: They may bite when provoked but are not poisonous though painful and the sting is not known to cause any harm to humans unless you are allergic to them
Due to this spider’s docile nature, colorful appearance, large size, and long life they have become a popular type of tarantula to keep as pets. The spider requires little care and little space. It is an excellent choice of pet for all levels of experience.