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8 Terrifying Real Life Monsters

By Steven Romano May 2, 2013

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Goliath Birdeater

There was a point in the force of creation’s grand design when it thought to itself that tarantulas didn’t elicit the level of fear it was hoping for, thus feeling obliged to create the eight-legged monstrosity known affectionately as the Goliath bird-eater. The name is a bit of a misnomer as it primarily feasts on lizards, rodents, and frogs, but, fortunately, not people. Of course, the Goliath bird-eater is never one to not broaden its dining horizons with something new...

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Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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