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An Evening with Tarantulas in the Peruvian Amazon

This past July, we stayed at the beautiful, fantastical Treehouse Lodge in the Peruvian Amazon jungle.  There are many treehouse bungalows to choose from there… and Andrew, in the true spirit of adventure, secured for us the very highest treehouse, 67 feet off the ground.   890 more words


Salmon Pink Birdeater named Manny-

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Yes! We have visited the reptile expo and bought two beautiful beauties… a garg (posted previously) named Belfour and a tarantula named Manny- 75 more words


Humidity, Temperature, and Tarantulas

We’ve all done it.

After hours of exhaustive research in which we read about a tarantula’s natural habitat and peruse a plethora of care sheets (many of them with conflicting information), we set up what we hope will be the “ideal” habitat for our new pet. 2,427 more words



After our 2.5 hour delay at the outdoor immigration center (it was the most beautiful border crossing I’ve been to), we made it to the pier in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  583 more words

The long reach of the tarantula, a last breath and lavendula farming

It being a fine day for the purpose I resolved to undertake some minor work in the garden. God was clearly in her heaven.’Thank you Jan.’ I said softly, but with considerable sincerity. 1,332 more words


C. cyaneopubescens Feeding Video

It’s been a while since I posted one of these!

While feeding my Ts the other night, I though it would be fun to catch the GBB eating on video. 137 more words


Orange Baboon Tarantula

It’s time to dip our toes into the exciting world of tarantulas! And as I’m the person writing this, I will be starting with one of my personal faves, the orange baboon tarantula. 281 more words