Mature Male?

Moakmeister

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It's not the legs you need to look at, it's the pedipalps, which aren't really in the pictures. Try and get a shot of those.
 

14pokies

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I can't tell anything from those pictures. Use a straw to nudge it onto the glass then take a pic of the front legs.
 

EulersK

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You really can't miss the bulbous pedipalps, they're more than obvious. If you have to ask if it's a mature male... then it's not. That is, if you've seen more than a couple tarantulas that aren't MM's.

The pedipalps get thicker, shorter, and almost look diseased. The first time I ever had a MM, I legitimately thought that something was severely wrong with him. See the red area that almost looks like an injury? Those are it.
 
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