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Arachnids rule!

Saturday, 17 September 2016

Five of us cleared three areas of Fremont Older open space preserve of stinkwort, all of it that we could find. The day was bright and sunny, but started out cool and gray, with wonderful condensation patterns on the cobwebs and indeed, on their proprietors. 354 more words


Los Angeles Residents Are Being Warned To Be On The Look Out For Amorous Tarantulas

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It’s officially tarantula mating season in the southwest United States, and you know what that means! Male tarantulas, which typically spend the first five to eight years in their dens until they reach maturity, have come out of hiding to chew bubblegum and have sex and they are… 273 more words


In the Eye of the Beholder, or "I don't see what you see."

= in my eyes.

I’m sitting here slurping coffee, getting ready to feed a bunch of tarantulas in a short bit and I was musing about some reactions on faffbook in response to arachnid galleries and posts…from people who obviously aren’t in the hobby. 653 more words

Arachnid Corner

Tarantula Bits #1

A new take on my old “last bits”.

I ranted like crazy about this on faffbook in a local group. Posting the 2-part rant here for posterity: 1,309 more words

Arachnid Corner

Tarantula Sling Husbandry - A Comprehensive Guide

I can remember getting my first two slings, a L. parahybana and a C. cyaneopubescens, several years ago. Although I had kept adult tarantulas before, these tiny little gals just seemed so tiny and fragile. 10,447 more words


How many pets is too many? 

A great way to introduce our new Animal Adventures blog is to discuss a question that is on many peoples minds. “how many animals is too many?” … 822 more words