Tarantulas in Colorado are on the move, and they’re looking for love


A festival goer gets to hold a tarantula in the education pavilion at the second annual Tarantula Festival in La Junta, Colorado.

Fall is tarantula mating time in the plains of southeastern Colorado. The small city of La Junta is celebrating the spiders’ season of romance with its second annual tarantula festival.

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