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Yummy Insects To Eat

To those of you who haven’t been around Asia or just don’t know this, eating insects is actually a something people can live off of. I’ve personally traveled to Cambodia once and ate a cricket (I think it was) and it tasted okay, but the thought of eating an insect was what made it worse than it was. 54 more words

Avicularia versicolor - Pre and Post Molt Comparison

Just one word…WOW!

Yesterday, I noticed that my juvenile A. versicolor was looking very picturesque sitting atop its cork bark, so I decided to snap a couple pics. 201 more words


Lasiodora itabunae

A beautiful alternative to the Lasiodora parahybana!

When I first encountered the Lasiodora itabunae, it was while perusing Ken the Bug Guy’s site. Although I had heard of several Lasiodora species, this one was brand new to me. 780 more words


Handling Tarantulas - Some Things to Consider

To hold or not to hold … THAT is the question.

For many keepers, one of the highlights of the hobby is getting some hands-on interaction with their animals. 2,266 more words


Tarantula Migration--Can they get in the car?

I lived in Roswell, NM, for about five years. I managed an HIV agency that served the southeastern quadrant of the state, 33,000 square miles, which was pretty impossible, with about 126 clients, so I did a lot of driving on little-traveled roads. 254 more words


The Best Tarantula Species for Beginners

So, you want to buy a tarantula.

When I went searching for my first tarantula back in the late ’90s, the only information I could find on them was in exotic pet magazines and outdated books. 2,263 more words