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Post by Athlon2k2 on Tue May 13, 2008 9:58 am

I was admiring my Arizonensis last night and I noticed him using his chelicerae to dig or losen the dirt. After he would use his front legs to move the dirt. He was doing this to the sand and the glass itself. Is this something that commonly happens in the wild. I have never seen chelicerae used for anything but cleaning and eating.
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Post by josh_r on Tue May 13, 2008 11:04 am

yeah, ive seen them do this before. i wouldnt worry about anything
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Post by redknee on Fri Jun 13, 2008 9:25 pm

this is nornal for me to see with all my desert specie.

Sometimes i even seen my barks do this from time to time, but not as much as my deserts.

did you collected ya H.a.

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Post by Athlon2k2 on Sat Jun 14, 2008 2:14 am

Yup. I was getting a little upset that I live in AZ and didn't have a H.a.
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Post by josh_r on Sat Jun 14, 2008 10:06 am

is this the big girl from the spot i told u to go to?
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Post by John Apple on Sat Jun 14, 2008 2:49 pm

I am thinking sand is a good cleaning agent to remove food items from the chelicerae

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Post by redknee on Tue Jun 17, 2008 9:26 pm

Athlon2k2 wrote:Yup. I was getting a little upset that I live in AZ and didn't have a H.a.

yeah i would say why you felt like that, i know i would be too
congrats on ya findings

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