Photograph by Laura Miglio

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The newfound tarantula, Bumba lennoni, was first spotted in 2005.

Photograph by Laura Miglio

New Tarantula (Not Beetle) Named After John Lennon

Scientists discovered Bumba lennoni living in the Brazilian Amazon.

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