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Tyler, the Portly Politico

I’m going to guess it’s a tarantula’s fang. Shudder!

War Pig
War Pig
8 months ago

I agree, an arachnid, likely a spider. Reptilian and mammalian teeth are whitish.

Tyler, the Portly Politico
Reply to  War Pig

After I responded to this photo last night, I started looking up tarantulas, and I’m even more convinced it’s a tarantula’s fang, which is part chitin, and part metallic, interestingly enough.

Tyler, the Portly Politico
Reply to  photog

Thanks! I totally missed the follow-up post until you mentioned it here.

Tarantulas are truly amazing (and terrifying) creatures. I’ve been doing a deep dive into tarantulas ever since seeing this picture.

Tyler, the Portly Politico
Reply to  photog

Good call! Did you take this photograph? Where did you find the tarantula? I sure want to open my toilet to one of these bad boys.

Tyler, the Portly Politico
Reply to  photog

Very cool! Also, I meant to write “I sure DON’T want to open my toilet to one of these bad boys.” That’s what I get for doing something in a hurry. It’s been crazy the past few days.

Tyler, the Portly Politico
Reply to  photog

Geeze, this coronavirus stuff is way overblown—the media tanking the economy to wound Trump. I worry about my parents, who are older, and my younger brother, who has an IGA immune deficiency. But I think it’s just a worse version of the flu.

That said, I did stock up on a LOT of spaghetti, rice, and Ramen noodles, so I can ride out any quarantines with lots of empty calories.

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