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The Arizona Tarantula is the main antagonist of the 1955 American horror film Tarantula.

A secret animal research lab loses track of a steadily growing mutant tarantula that is slowly making its way towards human civilization.

Appearance

The Arizona Tarantula resembles a gigantic pitch-black tarantula.

Powers and Abilities

The Arizona Tarantula possesses the following powers and abilities:

  • Enormous size
  • Venom
  • Tough exoskeleton

Fate

The spider is killed after jet planes ignited it with a napalm strike.

Trivia

  • The film relied almost entirely on footage of real animals rather than puppets or stop-motion.

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