Mexican redknee tarantula Brachypelma smithi, is a terrestrial tarantula native to the western faces of the Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur mountain ranges in Mexico. They are a large species, and are a popular choice for enthusiasts. Wikipedia Scientific name: Brachypelma smithi Rank: Species
I'd run a mile away if I saw that a lightyear away... anyway, nephila komaci is the largest spider known, females sometimes have 2 feet legs and, yes, they kill the males. They live in southern Africa around Madagascar all the way through South Africa.