Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

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Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by RuneTheChookcha » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:54 am

Last seen yesterday, across my way, 15 km from Valparaiso, near Curauma.
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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by RuneTheChookcha » Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:58 am

Was moving its tail in an interesting manner. Have no video, just these pictures.
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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by RuneTheChookcha » Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:00 pm

Here goes the spider, and this is the only photo. I was a bit scared and did not any more, hurrying away from it. Thought it might jump.
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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by RuneTheChookcha » Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:02 pm

This one has been already identified by some forum member. A year or a couple of years ago, if memory serves. Cannot find that post. Seemed like quite an innocent animal, native to Chile.

The size is like... XXL, or XXXL.
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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by papageno » Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:55 pm

The spider looks like the Chilean rose tarantula. The beetle & snake, no idea.

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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by mem » Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:32 pm

Snake looks like the Chilean Slender Snake. There are only 2 types of snakes pretty much in chile so it is pretty easy to identify considering the two look quite different on coloring. The bites are painful but not known to be lethal...partially because they are so rarely seen let alone bites happening.

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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by GringoVikingo » Fri Nov 23, 2018 4:24 pm

The beetle is "La Madre de la Culebra". Its a vegetarian and totally harmless. Its active during the night, and digging a hole where it spend the day
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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by RuneTheChookcha » Fri Nov 23, 2018 5:24 pm

Wow. Collective intelligence at work.

All three (and actually 2 more spiders of this kind) encountered within 1 or 2 hours. Near the Laguna (an artificial lake) in Curauma.

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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by admin » Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:12 pm

i think that might be the chilean terantula or rose hair spider.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chilean_rose_tarantula

hard to tell how big that is from your photos, but looks big.
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Re: Identify this snake, spider, and one other animal

Post by at46 » Fri Nov 23, 2018 9:42 pm

The spider is the pollito, tipica chilena :) http://pregrado.usistemas.cl/petspace/p ... ucts_id=34 I see loads of them in Curauma.

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