The scenes alternate between Theraphosa apophysis in Venezuala to Theraphosa blondi in the Studio. The captive bred T.blondi Tarantula appears in the Human Planet video at periods 1:18, 1:26, 1:38-1:49, 2:03 mainly to demonstrate the flicking of urticating hairs, which was not captured well by the camera team whilst in the Amazon, hence the studio rig. Note: The studio Tarantula was indeed safe from being eaten!
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