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New Friend

I found this fuzzy little guy on the trail that follows the rim of the Rio Grande River Gorge near Taos, New Mexico.  It was early morning, the sun had just popped up above the peaks of the Sangre De Cristo mountains. 105 more words


Exotic Eats Challenge! Zebra Tarantula!

What day is it???  It’s Exotic Eats Challenge Day!   What delicious treat are we experiencing today?


This is a cooked and dehydrated Zebra tarantula with a light dusting of BBQ seasoning.  416 more words


The year of the Tarantula

In the first 12 summers living in Arizona, I may have seen a dozen or so tarantulas. For one reason or another my neighborhood has become an epicenter for them and I have come across no less than 50 this summer while walking after dark – I stopped counting. 157 more words


Where's The Storm??

When I’m preparing to hike, I usually start checking the weather report a week in advance. The report for this past weekend was 70% chance of rain, which I thought was fairly typical because International Festival was happening. 1,749 more words


Give me the simple life

Just taking in the sun

Remember the green cross code

aaarghh – SPIDER!! 9 more words

WWT Martin Mere

The Tarantula molt process, or how to become a virgin again.

This would have been a “tarantula bits” post, except I liked the title, so hey.

Last night my Brachypelma smithi, a purchase from a local Petco, molted, and… 1,737 more words

Arachnid Corner

August 17th

Tarantula Legs

6:00 p.m. At mile 0.7, A lone tarantula is walking across the roadway. Most spiders move so quickly that the action of their legs cannot be clearly observed. 137 more words