Upon first look of the Harpactira pulchripes (Golden Blue-Legged Baboon), many will exclaim a series of expletives. This Old World terrestrial species is one of a kind when it comes to the insane colors this species has. The abdomen and the carapace are 24 kt in all its shiny glory with dazzling oxford blue legs. If you are buying for looks alone, the Harpactira pulchripes may be your choice.
Identified: Pocock, 1901
Common Name: Golden Blue-Legged Baboon
Origin: South Africa
Lifestyle: Obligate Burrower
Max Size: 5-6”