North and South America.
Insects and other Arthropods make up most of the diet. Sometimes they will eat amphibians, reptiles, and birds.
The female lays a sac full of large eggs at the end of her burrow.
6 to 7 weeks.
- Interesting Facts:
Females are long lived. Longevity reports vary from 20-30 years in captivity. Males often get eaten by the female after the mating ceremony.