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It's not hard to guess how the Goliath bird-eating tarantula got its name. These huge spiders are so large that they can eat birds. Many of these eight-eyed giants can grow up to 11 inches (27.9 cm) long. That's about as big as a Frisbee. Look inside to find out how the world's biggest spider uses its deadly fangs, scares away enemies, and turns the hairs on its body into weapons. Book jacket.