Meet The Newly Discovered Johnny Cash Tarantula

We are serious! This is now a thing.

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    14 new spiders were discovered in the southwestern U.S. this week!

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    One of them was named after the late singer Johnny Cash - simply because the large species was found near Folsom Prison. Sound familiar?

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    BBC reports this new fuzzy species' name as Aphonopelma johnnycashi."One of dozens of tarantula genera, this group was previously considered to include more than 50 separate species."

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    As for 'Folsom Prison' - it's the subject of a popular tune by Cash. You can hear it for yourself below!

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    For more on this new addition to the arachnid family, check out the BBC's article here:http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-35473946

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