Atacama desert, a 15 million years old desert, located in south America stretches over 1000 kilometers. Located between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, rises the most arid desert in the world. The Atacama desert is so dry that mountains of height 6,885 m have no glaciers, making them unique in the world. Studies have shown that the Atacama desert received no appreciable rainfall between 1570 and 1971, and some ancient riverbeds appear to have been dry for 12,000 years. The place is pretty cold despite being the driest desert and the temperature ranges between 0°C to 25°C.
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The Chilean Rose Tarantula is one of the most common tarantula and it can be found in any pet store. Grammastola rosea originally lives in the driest deserts in the northern Atacama region of Chile. It could be in two different color. Chilean Rose Tarantula is a brown overall color with pink hairs and a pink carapace and the other is a tarantula with red hairs all over its body. The meal of tarantula is typically crickets, grass-hoppers, cockroaches. The Food usually should be live. Typically these animals should be fed once a week. it is possible for a Grammastola rosea to go without food for a few months. This animals are also used in medical research of heart attack in University of Buffalo.
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