Poecilotheria metallica is a species of tarantula. One of the most beautiful spiders having having vibrant metallic blue colour,these tarantulas are little poisonous but leave a significant impact after biting a person. These tarantulas are generally found in India and Srilanka in India it was first discovered in Gooty a town in Southern India. These feed on Insects by directly attacking them rather than paralyzing them,Males are more beautifully coloured than the females and these are known to be kept as pets by pet owners in their houses.The incredible beauty and rarity of captive-hatched Metallic Blue Ornamental Tree Spiders are producing an exhilaration in hobbyists. The Gooty Tarantula is truly the gem of several collections across the United States. This wonderful, bright blue spider is also quite expensive.These are sold in abundance and at a very high cost ,reaching upto 500$ in USA. This has led to a very low population of these creatures in India. Its population has considerably decreased by 69% in the past Decade and may soon vanish .