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Could someone please contact me about a purchase

Avicularia merianae (Tarapoto pinktoe Tarantula) 1" spiderling. fearnottarantulas.com/product/avicularia-merianae-sp-tarapoto-spiderling/ ... See MoreSee Less

Avicularia merianae (Tarapoto pinktoe Tarantula) 1 spiderling. https://fearnottarantulas.com/product/avicularia-merianae-sp-tarapoto-spiderling/

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Nicole Nolette

I'd boop that floof

My beautiful, crafty niece, Charlotte, has incorporated tarantulas in her creations! She has some cute things and if you contact her she might be able to customize! Check out her "T"- shirts! www.etsy.com/uk/shop/CharlottesNookCrafts ... See MoreSee Less

My beautiful, crafty niece, Charlotte, has incorporated tarantulas in her creations!  She has some cute things and if you contact her she might be able to customize!  Check out her T- shirts! https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/CharlottesNookCraftsImage attachmentImage attachment

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I'll share with my spider girl!

Caribena versicolor (Antilles Pinktoe) Tarantula female ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ˜ ... See MoreSee Less

Caribena versicolor (Antilles Pinktoe) Tarantula female ๐Ÿฅฐ๐Ÿ˜

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Do you have a female of 2inches or more!!

Looking for one, mine die last year

Only 2.5 inches

Don't know what happened

I want one so bad they're really pretty

Been waiting for these ever since I tried to buy one and was told they were sold out after the fact ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ๐Ÿ˜ญ dont get me wrong my OBT and I have developed a love/hate relationship (not sure who loves and hates who yet, I think we trade) but I really want one of these bad.

Such a beauty.

Omg she is gorgeous! I have one that is almost a year old but she doesn’t look that colorful yet. She just molted last week and I was hoping to see these colors show up but looks like I need to wait a little longer.

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We have started the year off with lots of breeding projects!

Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens (Green BottleBlue, GBB)
Poecilotheria vittata (Ghost Ornamental)
Psalmopoeus cambridgei (Trinidad Chevron)
Psalmopoeus irminia (Venezuelan Suntiger)
Theraphosa blondi (Goliath Birdeater)
Caribena versicolor (Antilles Pinktoe)
Monocentropus balfouri (Socotra Island Blue Baboon)
Neoholothele incei (Trinidad Olive)
Grammostola iheringi (Entre Rios)
Harpactira pulchripes (Golden Blue Leg Baboon)
Tliltocatl albopilosum (Curlyhair)
Orphnaecus philippinus (Philippine Tangerine)
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We have started the year off with lots of breeding projects! 

Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens (Green BottleBlue, GBB)
Poecilotheria vittata (Ghost Ornamental)
Psalmopoeus cambridgei (Trinidad Chevron)
Psalmopoeus irminia (Venezuelan Suntiger)
Theraphosa blondi (Goliath Birdeater)
Caribena versicolor (Antilles Pinktoe)
Monocentropus balfouri (Socotra Island Blue Baboon)
Neoholothele incei (Trinidad Olive)
Grammostola iheringi (Entre Rios)
Harpactira pulchripes (Golden Blue Leg Baboon)
Tliltocatl albopilosum (Curlyhair)
Orphnaecus philippinus (Philippine Tangerine)

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Looking forward to the Balfouri hatching!

Will Balfouri from the same sac breed, or will the males mature out and die before the females mature?

I think it's particularly exciting about the captive breeding of Theraphosa blondi.

Wouldn’t happen to have any poecilotheria regalis female ?

I’m looking forward to C. versicolors.

Sonya will be so excited to see this!

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Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens (Green BottleBlue, GBB, Tarantula) This girl finally bred after 6 hours of courtship. fearnottarantulas.com/shop/ ... See MoreSee Less

Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens (Green BottleBlue, GBB, Tarantula) This girl finally bred after 6 hours of courtship.  https://fearnottarantulas.com/shop/

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Did he make it? I hear they are bad about eating the males.

Did she eat him?

Oh yes, he made it just fine and will be bred to a few other females we have. She did go after him but we made sure he could make an escape!

Can't wait for those slings ๐Ÿ˜

Wow she is so pretty

Yuck!

Awe it's a shame the females are so tempermental

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Poecilotheria  escape ... ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

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I see lots of folks handling pokies with their bare hands. How do you do it?

Just rehoused my 10 year old daughter's p regalis last weekend, much smaller than yours. It also tried to make a run for it. I had to assist in coaxing it back into its home. ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ•ท๏ธ

Taking a stroll

Lol mine is still small but he or she is just a sweetheart ,mine is the one thats my profile pic and the lil guy is like a child to me and such a cutie

Always nerving the few times mine make a dash for it!

I have a Regalis sling and it's hyper.

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Harpactira pulchripes (Golden Blue Leg Baboon Tarantula) https://fearnottarantulas.com/product/harpactira-pulchripes-golden-blue-leg-baboon-tarantula-small/

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What happened to the T. Verdezi

Next on my list!

1 week ago

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Orphnaecus philippinus (Philippine Tangerine Tarantula) A breeding project with Tom Moran (Tom's Big Spiders). We have beautiful spiderlings! fearnottarantulas.com/product/orphnaecus-philippinus-philippinus/ ... See MoreSee Less

Orphnaecus philippinus (Philippine Tangerine Tarantula) A breeding project with Tom Moran (Toms Big Spiders).  We have beautiful spiderlings! https://fearnottarantulas.com/product/orphnaecus-philippinus-philippinus/

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Just picked my four slings up this morning. I can’t wait until they turn that cool orange.

Wow!!! Great breeding collab!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Wow gorgeous spidey

Michael Wiley

I’m going to get one for my birthday this month!!

Orange color wow

David, I think Brian will want a few of these...

Yo, Larry Rouch

Rebecca Homden

Whts going on with the pseudhapalopus sp blue?

Glad he had some success! Knew he was trying.

Oh I want one.

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Psalmopoeus cambridgei (Trinidad Chevron Tarantula) spiderlings with mom. This picture comes to us from Dr. Linda Rayor of Cornell University. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š fearnottarantulas.com/product/psalmopoeus-cambridgei-trinidad-chevron-tarantula-spider/ ... See MoreSee Less

Psalmopoeus cambridgei (Trinidad Chevron Tarantula) spiderlings with mom.  This picture comes to us from Dr. Linda Rayor of Cornell University.  ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š https://fearnottarantulas.com/product/psalmopoeus-cambridgei-trinidad-chevron-tarantula-spider/

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Almost looks like she's patting one on the head or giving it a hug๐Ÿ’– beautiful ๐Ÿ’–

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If only they weren't 200 dollars, ๐Ÿ˜‘

What size enclosure is recommended for an adult?

My 10 year old daughter has a p. metallica sling and a p. regalis. This video gave her some ideas for the future but we're not ready for a communal setup for either species. She started with one g rosea 5 years ago and now has about a dozen tarantulas!

Kochiana brunnipes (Dwarf Pink Leg) A spunky dwarf species with a lot of personality! fearnottarantulas.com/product/kochiana-brunnipes-tarantula-dwarf-pink-leg/ ... See MoreSee Less

Kochiana brunnipes (Dwarf Pink Leg)  A spunky dwarf species with a lot of personality! https://fearnottarantulas.com/product/kochiana-brunnipes-tarantula-dwarf-pink-leg/

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Mckinsey Rogers

Love these!!! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ–ค

Any idea when you might have a Caribena Versicolor or Avicularia Metallica available...or both? ๐Ÿ˜

Dang this looks good! Might have to add one or two to my shelves.

When will you guys have H.minax

Love mine. A beautiful addition to one's home.

Wow what a beauty

Nicole Nolette we need a male!

Caitlyn

AldGer Bon Got's pink legs jo ahahhahaha

Ninam hahahah

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We were asked to participate in this. What a neat idea and something to do each year! Thank you California for putting this together! ๐Ÿ’š
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We were asked to participate in this.  What a neat idea and something to do each year!  Thank you California for putting this together! ๐Ÿ’š

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Love it

California doesn’t have FB, so just showed her this post, and she’s smiling ear to earโค๏ธ thank you so much - all of you who participated made her day and made it worth all the technical glitches she was having.

Omg the two sweaters on the right ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Merry Christmas from all of us at Fear Not Tarantulas!

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!

Merry Christmas!!!

Merry Christmas ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„

Merry Christmas!! My son was thrilled with the Chaco, Fireleg, and Brazilian Blue we surprised him with from you.

1 month ago

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We delivered some pretty cool species to the Science Museum in Richmond today. We really appreciate that they are helping educate folks about the great qualities these creatures have! ... See MoreSee Less

We delivered some pretty cool species to the Science Museum in Richmond today.  We really appreciate that they are helping educate folks about the great qualities these creatures have!

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Awesome!!

Well done!

That is incredible news!!! I totally need to go now.

This is less than a mile from where we live! What species? Will they be on display?

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Barylestis variatus (Variatus Spotted Huntsman spider) - A huntsman originating in Africa.  https://fearnottarantulas.com/product/barylestis-variatus-spider/  Spiderlings were bred by Dr. Linda Rayor of Cornell University.

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I did not realize yall did more than tarantulas. To cool.

I plan on getting one ๐Ÿ’™. I did see the “all orders qualify for a ‘freebie’ “ on the website, and was wondering if it’s for any freebies there, or if the order still has to be over that certain amount?

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That’s awesome. Thanks for your hard work for the holiday shipment! Got my complete package today and it looks awesome!! Thank you for your AMAZING service!!

Get them while you can:- •Acanthoscurria geniculata(Brazilian whiteknee) 6" Female •Brachypelma albopilosum (Honduran curlyhair) 4" •Brachypelma boehmei (Mexican fireleg ) 3” •Brachypelma Emilia (Mexican Red Leg) 2.5” •Brachypelma hamorri (Mexican red knee) 3.5” confirmed Female •Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens (GBB) 4.5” •Grammostola porteri (rose hair) 3” •Grammostola pulchra (Brazilian black) 2.5” •Grammostola pulchripes (Chaco golden knee) 4" •Nhandu Chromatus (Brazilian red and white) 5" Female •Psalmopoeus cambridgei (Trinidad Chevron) 5” Female •Psalmopoeus irminia (Venezuelan suntiger) 3.5” Female •Pterinochilus murinus (OBT) 3.5" Shipping is done Monday through Wednesday only to ensure arrival prior to the weekends. We reserve the right to hold any and all shipments until temperatures or weather conditions are safe. We accept Paypal as a preferred method of payment. Please be sure that your correct address is on your paypal account, or it will void your LAG. USA sale only. Best Regards

2 months ago

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Will you have some more avicularias for sale?

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Traci O'Connor

Ahhhhhh

Hey fear not try to make the video a little longer. Also the reveal for July is still on your website. Thank you

Darn, I got the blue diamond and the sea glass mixed up ๐Ÿ˜“ still a beautiful tarantula either way.

So glad I ended up deciding to get both the blue diamond and the seaglass:)

fearnottarantulas.com/mystery-spider-reveal-july-2019/ is the address your reveal now is directed too.

Yay!!! New 4 out of 7 again.

This p Metallica and the obts are sure giving me a run for my money haha they are the freaking greatest! So glad I got em ๐Ÿ˜

4/4 on each of the New Worlds! Kicking myself for ordering a D. diamantinensis in the same order lol. The one from the mystery box just molted so maybe they can be friends

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If you have emailed a question and not received an answer, please be patient. I had to travel to have an MRI done on our poodle who was not walking right and in pain. I expected to be gone only for the day but it was recommended that surgery be performed right away so the Fear Not staff has been getting orders out without me. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ I am getting to questions as I can. Please check out our FAQ page which will answer many questions. fearnottarantulas.com/frequently-asked-questions/ The surgery went well this morning but we will have to be here another day or two. Thanks again! ๐Ÿ˜Š ... See MoreSee Less

If you have emailed a question and not received an answer, please be patient.  I had to travel to have an MRI done on our poodle who was not walking right and in pain. I expected to be gone only for the day but it was recommended that surgery be performed right away so the Fear Not staff has been getting orders out without me. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘  I am getting to questions as I can.  Please check out our FAQ page which will answer many questions. https://fearnottarantulas.com/frequently-asked-questions/  The surgery went well this morning but we will have to be here another day or two.  Thanks again! ๐Ÿ˜ŠImage attachment

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Sending my thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery! โค

Sending warm wishes to you and your fur baby!

Wishing your poodle a quick recovery. ๐Ÿฉ

Hope your doggy gets well soon!

Prayers for a speedy recovery! Let me (or Tim) know if you need anything!

I hope your furbaby recovers quickly! Thoughts and prayers.

Sending prayers for your baby and safe travels home when the time is right.

Poor baby!! Feel better little one!!

Hope the little one will be okay๐Ÿคžโค

Safe travels both of you, prayers for a speedy recovery for your puppers๐Ÿ’–

Best of luck to your poodle. I had the same thing happen to my dachshund, turned out to be a ruptured disc. She had the surgery and she’s as good as new now. Wishing the same to your baby. Safe travels.

I work in an animal hospital, and its amazing how resilient these babies are. Im constantly impressed at how tough they are. I would be a crying mess if I was in some of the situations I've seen these babies in. โคโคโค for you and your baby

Prayers for your little darling, Tanya.

I emailed lol

Awe. I'm so sorry to hear about your baby. I'm glad that the surgery went well. Sending prayers for a speedy recovery.โคโค

Best wishes for you and yours!

I’m so sorry to hear!

I hope your poodle recovers quickly and healthy. Love Jamie

Quick recovery to ur poodle

Buffer is doing well. A bit of weakness in his back legs still but healing well. ๐Ÿฅฐ

Hope your baby is ok

I have tried to send you a email but it won’t go through. Can you send me a pm on FB please?

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Tara Wilson

Mckinsey Rogers

Debbie Curfman

That's me

Is there such a thing as "too many"?

Ashleigh Kate Spice

Meeee

Someone told me that i dont need another one

Tyler Mosley

Hopefully here soon if you get some C. Versicolors back

Shelley Coughlin Minns

Sonny Munroe

Frederick Rumsey

Zachary Craig.......

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Mystery spiders are now in stock! Order by Dec. 1!
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Mystery spiders are now in stock!  Order by Dec. 1! 
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Tayler you need a mystery spider ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

Livvy René Goddard

do u guys shipp in canada?

Maybe one day I'll feel brave enough for a mystery New World spider

Why can’t I add Michelle’s blue diamond? I have the sea glass and the unmatched but I can’t add that one

Is Michelle's sold out already

I so wish they did this in Australia ๐Ÿ˜ญ

Runs to the page with my wallet XD

Yay!! I’ve been so excited to finally order some mystery spiders!

Tanya can you tell us if your two can be kept together?

Dec 10? Website says Dec 1.

I really want to but I should probably wait until next time....I only have two T's and I'm just a beginner to the hobby! Would love to participate though!!!!

So excited! ๐Ÿคฉ Quick question tho! The info says habitats will not be included this go round, but each description says it includes habitat, substrate, and foliage. Could you please clarify? I'm happy either way, just need to know if I need to have a setup ready or not. ๐Ÿ™‚

So make sure I'm reading it right, with the double trouble you get 2 tarantulas?

Mines in. Thank you, so excited.

Is spring Tinley pickup an option? ๐Ÿ˜…

FYI to everybody, if you order all of them be sure to go ahead and add the 3 or more packages add on. Just to save yourself the work on them and 2nd transaction on your end.

Is there an option to order and then have a delayed shipment? Or what's the end date?

Jody Day Baker

Omg!! I’m going to order first thing in the morning! Hubby is going to kill me ๐Ÿคช

Rolling with the old world terrestrial, only have a Heterothele Gabonesis as a sling (and 21 other NWs), but confident I handle whatever I get. Cant wait.

Jedrick Mojica

Is Tim's Terrific Tarantula Old Wolrd or New World (or a complete mystery)? His doesn't have it listed. Thanks!

Dante Bonaretti

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Getting my first tarantulas this year (if the weather allows shipping) and have been binge listening your podcasts for the last 3 days. Thanks for the info ๐Ÿค˜

Do they ship to Canada?

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This is amazing! What is the pulsing of the carapace? Is that like a lil spider heartbeat that you can see because it hasn't hardened yet?

I'm terrified of spiders, but it was interesting

3 months ago

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The Fear Not crew took some time away from spiders this afternoon to bring some joy to a group of fine folks. Thanks to Tim, Michelle, and Lindsay for all the smiles you brought! Especially Lindsay who endured the T-Rex costume! At the day support program for disabled adults. Trunk-Or-Treat! ... See MoreSee Less

For those who have wondered if there is nerve tissue in the copulatory organ of male tarantulas. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค“

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For those who have wondered if there is nerve tissue in the copulatory organ of male tarantulas. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค“

https://fearnottarantulas.com/the-innervation-of-the-male-copulatory-organ-of-spiders/

3 months ago

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USARK newsletter from 10/29/19
3 new ACTION ALERTS
read below or at mailchi.mp/usark/3-alerts-2019

ACTION ALERT: Pennsylvania "Animal Act" ban

Pennsylvania Senate Bill 928 is yet another "Traveling Animal Act" ban. This one has some new language and it even impacts domesticated animals in addition to the usual "exotic" animals. Exotic in this bill means any species not native to the United States and any non-domesticated species. We explain it all at the link below.

LINK: www.usark.org/2019-blog/alert-pa-sb928/

ACTION ALERT: Natchez, MS (all animals)

Natchez is overhauling its animal ordinance. All local animal owners need to review the proposal and contact city officials as this proposal affects all animals. The proposal has a blanket ban on all "exotic" animals and also common livestock. Only dogs, cats, and pot-bellied pigs will be allowed. There are also new permits, limits, and regulations for dogs and cats. Full details can be found at the link below.

LINK: www.usark.org/2019-blog/alert-natchez-ms/

ACTION ALERT: Utah herp regulation changes

The Division of Wildlife Resources of the Utah Department of Natural Resources has issued proposed changes to the State's wildlife regulations regarding reptiles and amphibians (herps). While we do not believe the problems created with the proposal are intentional, the Division should edit their amendments to avoid unintended consequences while also clarifying and better organizing the new regulations.

The deadline to comment is 5:00 PM on October 31. Find full details at the link below.

LINK: www.usark.org/2019-blog/alert-utah-regs-2019/

UPDATE: West Virginia

Thanks to an outpouring of opposition and education, the WV DWA Board has withdrawn the proposed amendments to the Dangerous Wild Animals Act from consideration. Thank you to all of those who supported our efforts to stop these additions to the State's Dangerous Wild Animal list.

Previous Action Alert at www.usark.org/2019-blog/action-alert-west-virginia-reptile-ban/.

ACTION ALERT: Branson, MO

Branson, Missouri is discussing amendments to its animal ordinance. Changes include a sweeping ban on "exotic" animals (with a vague and broad definition which could be enforced upon any species not widely considered domesticated) and a pet limit for dogs and cats of four total animals.

LINK: www.usark.org/2019-blog/alert-branson-mo/.

ACTION ALERT: Eureka, CA

The city of Eureka, CA is completely overhauling its animal ordinance. Local citizens should attend future hearings and work with their Council members to ward off overreaching measures. They are discussing pet limits and species restrictions.

LINK: www.facebook.com/UnitedStatesAssociationOfReptileKeepers/posts/2449010885180850.

ACTION ALERT: Los Angeles "Animal Performance" Ban

Los Angeles has proposed an overreaching ordinance to regulate the exhibition of โ€œdangerous animalsโ€ and โ€œwild and exotic animals.โ€ The draft language is comprised of vague definitions and heavy-handed regulation lacking forethought, which would have far-reaching consequences if enacted.

LINK: www.usark.org/2019-blog/la-ordinance-2019/.

Facebook link: www.facebook.com/UnitedStatesAssociationOfReptileKeepers/photos/a.398227663592526/237508718590655....

New York State Proposed Regulation Changes
This proposal takes many reptile and other species currently heavily regulated as "wild animals" by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and reclassifies them as "animals dangerous to health or welfare" under New York State Code Title 6. It also adds a few species (mainly mammals).

Get full details at the link below.

LINK: www.usark.org/2019-blog/ny-dec-2019/

ACTION ALERT: federal bills HR2863 and S2121, or TEAPSPA

HR2863 and S2121 have been introduced as the "Traveling Exotic Animal and Public Safety Protection Actโ€™โ€™ (or TEAPSPA). These bills are broad-sweeping bans on โ€œtraveling animal actsโ€ authored by radical animal rights groups. While being pitched in a misleading manner by animal rights extremists, this is a ban on animal outreach programs and any presentation with most animals. Programs at schools, libraries, Scout troops, and more will all be banned.

Know that this bill and its introduction were written by a radical animal rights group and not by a member of Congress. The bills introduction texts are littered with misinformation and falsehoods. It was clearly written to mislead the reader about exactly who this will impact. Take action now! All details can be found at the links below.

LINK: www.usark.org/2019-blog/federal-teapspa/

Facebook post link: www.facebook.com/UnitedStatesAssociationOfReptileKeepers/photos/a.398227663592526/224257585582435...

Donate to the USARK Legal Defense Fund

Information for making donations online and via check/money order can be found at www.usark.org/reptile-defense-fund-2/. You can make one-time, weekly, monthly or annual donations. You can also include a message that will be posted on the Legal Defense Fund Donor Wall at www.usark.org/usark-announcement/reptile-defense-donor-wall/ for all to see. You can even choose to make your donation or donation amount anonymous. Thanks for your support as we constantly battle legislation against responsible reptile and amphibian keeping. USARK is not possible without your donations.

Find A Vet

Need a good herp veterinarian? The Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV) can help. ARAV provides a free Find-A-Vet service at arav.site-ym.com/search/custom.asp?id=3661.

Reptile Shows and Related Events

Visit our show page at www.usark.org/list-of-reptile-shows.

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Rachael Nicole Sanzone

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Thank you Nickolas Satrang! Check out the pumpkin carving contest on The Tarantula Collective forum! www.facebook.com/groups/theTarantulaCollective/ ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you Nickolas Satrang!  Check out the pumpkin carving contest on The Tarantula Collective forum!  https://www.facebook.com/groups/theTarantulaCollective/

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That is amazing and beautiful!๐Ÿ˜

I saw this one and said " Yup, i didn't win haha" Looks awesome!

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Yep I am and I have 4 Ts

What Would Captain Picard Do?

I'm wearing my Enterprise shirt at the moment. Lol Own all the movie's besides the new one's.

When my husband and I were dating we watched the originals. When we lived in Germany my grandmother would record them for us so we would have something to watch on VHS - that and The Golden Girls (UGH)! We had all the Star Trek episodes memorized.

For sure! I love the chief

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We are happy to announce the newest addition to our nursery! Phormingochilus sp. rufus (Peach Earth Tiger Tarantula)Image attachmentImage attachment

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Nicole ๐Ÿ‘€

Wow what a beautiful species!!!

Beautiful spider. Females are truly jawdropping once they get a little size on them

Thanks to everyone who came out to see us at Tinley! We look forward to March. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ ... See MoreSee Less

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What's on March? #excitedanddontknowwhyyet

What happens in March?

3 months ago

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Good times with friends and family after a very busy day at Tinley!

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The spider people!

So jealous wish I was there!!

Thanks for the P Metallica and King Baboon!

Hope you enjoyed giordano’s! It’s nice living a few miles away from their!

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Almost at Tinley! Going to be a great day!!

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See you there!

Wish we could have attended! Next time, if I have PTO available!

We are traveling for our expo in Chicago so may not be able to respond to email and messages. Messages that come in before Tuesday the 15th may be missed, so please have patience with us. ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž We are also visiting family and I am traveling with my son, Isaac, who is autistic, so patience is much appreciated.
It takes me a lot of time to answer email from my phone (I much prefer a keyboard), so please understand there may be some delay.
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We are traveling for our expo in Chicago so may not be able to respond to email and messages. Messages that come in before Tuesday the 15th may be missed, so please have patience with us. ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž    We are also visiting family and I am traveling with my son, Isaac, who is autistic, so patience is much appreciated.
It takes me a lot of time to answer email from my phone (I much prefer a keyboard), so please understand there may be some delay.

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BE SAFE!

Drive safe!

Liphistius ornatus trapdoor spider. Alexander Ruppert did a nice write-up on them that gave us a new appreciation for them. *See below. Check him out on Instagram @frupus65.

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"Kinda random got to handle one of my Liphistius ornatus today for the first time. Verdict: Surprisingly very calm but capable of impressive bursts of speed. They are not nearly as clumsy out of their tubes as I've been led to believe. Also their legs have well developed little claws, they stick to your hand like velcro, definitely no risk of falling off for them, their grip is solid. Also it's really hard to judge their size when all you ever see of them is the front legs poking out, so this gave me some scale. Since I got them in April they have roughly tripled (!!!) in size. Which would also explain their seemingly endless appetite. Some other interesting tidbits about these for the people that are still reading this: - Liphistius are "Mesothelae", an extremely ancient group of spiders not closely related to any other spider. Not even to "primitive" spiders like tarantulas. Their last common relative with any other extant spider lived over 350 million years ago! -Some of their ancestral features they kept are the separated instead of fused plates on their butt and the position of their spinnerets pretty much in the center instead of towards the back. -It's unclear whether Liphistius even have venom. For a long time it was believed they neither had venom glands nor venom channels in their chelicerae, but a 2010 paper found them finally. If they produce and use venom is still unknown. #liphistius #liphistiusornatus #liphistiuscfornatus #mesothelae #spider #spidersofinstagram #invert #invertebrate #trapdoorspider #trapdoor
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Liphistius ornatus trapdoor spider.  Alexander Ruppert did a nice write-up on them that gave us a new appreciation for them.  *See below.  Check him out on Instagram @frupus65.

https://fearnottarantulas.com/product/liphistius-ornatus-trapdoor-spider/

Kinda random got to handle one of my Liphistius ornatus today for the first time. Verdict: Surprisingly very calm but capable of impressive bursts of speed. They are not nearly as clumsy out of their tubes as Ive been led to believe. Also their legs have well developed little claws, they stick to your hand like velcro, definitely no risk of falling off for them, their grip is solid. Also its really hard to judge their size when all you ever see of them is the front legs poking out, so this gave me some scale. Since I got them in April they have roughly tripled (!!!) in size. Which would also explain their seemingly endless appetite. Some other interesting tidbits about these for the people that are still reading this: - Liphistius are Mesothelae, an extremely ancient group of spiders not closely related to any other spider. Not even to primitive spiders like tarantulas. Their last common relative with any other extant spider lived over 350 million years ago! -Some of their ancestral features they kept are the separated instead of fused plates on their butt and the position of their spinnerets pretty much in the center instead of towards the back. -Its unclear whether Liphistius even have venom. For a long time it was believed they neither had venom glands nor venom channels in their chelicerae, but a 2010 paper found them finally. If they produce and use venom is still unknown. #liphistius #liphistiusornatus #liphistiuscfornatus #mesothelae #spider #spidersofinstagram #invert #invertebrate #trapdoorspider #trapdoor

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Jeremiah Kritter Wheeler

Wow! I am in love! What is know about husbandry requirements?

Gorgeous baby

Brilliant! Thanks for posting.

Gorgeous spiders.

Are you breeding these??? ๐Ÿ˜€

A lil dragon spood! Amazing ๐Ÿ’™

It’s amazing that they have so much color being so tiny.

Ashley Nicole Macphee pls

Do you have any available?

Are yours true ornatus or cf. ornatus?

Does anyone carry these? Or honestly any trap doors... no one seems to have them ๐Ÿ˜ž

one correction, they are more primitive than tarantulas

Karl, you can see mine already without a magnifier? ๐Ÿ˜›

Cant wait 2 get mine!!!!!

Rhen Torres angas๐Ÿ™‚

Francis Lorkin

How can I buy trapdoor spider

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Hapalopus sp Colombia (Pumpkin Patch Tarantula). These spiderlings hatched out just in time! fearnottarantulas.com/product/hapalopus-sp-colombia-pumpkin-patch-tarantula-october/ ... See MoreSee Less

Hapalopus sp Colombia (Pumpkin Patch Tarantula).  These spiderlings hatched out just in time!   https://fearnottarantulas.com/product/hapalopus-sp-colombia-pumpkin-patch-tarantula-october/

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Gorgeous

I want one of these for Halloween!!!!!

I named mine Itsy right after the Itsy Bitsy Spider song

Mine is ordered! So excited.

How is their temperament?

Jacob Dittman

How cool is that. My next T i hope to have however is the Megaphobema Robustum. Such a handsome T with an interesting personality from what I am understanding. And i think I would like a little jumping spider too < 3 perhaps one day i will get back to my 1st T the Avicularia Versicolor, who i referred to as “Aladdin” ๐Ÿ’™ this species will always be close to my heart

Fear Not Tarantulas, Inc When I click the link I keep receiving an error code. Is there anything you can do to help?

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It's 'all hands on deck' when an import comes in! The key is to be super organized and ready for all the new spiderlings! Thanks Samantha Kennedy for making sure everything was ready, and the rest of the team for all their help getting everyone housed and fed! ... See MoreSee Less

Its all hands on deck when an import comes in! The key is to be super organized and ready for all the new spiderlings!  Thanks Samantha Kennedy for making sure everything was ready, and the rest of the team for all their help getting everyone housed and fed!Image attachment

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Any hints on what species are in the new arrivals?

Very Cool! ๐Ÿ˜Š x2 on a hint!

It is all on our website. ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

So uh...whatcha got in there for us?

You guys should get some A. Geniculata I am having such a hard time finding them and I need a female for my male.

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Hes loose in the house somewhere

Love mine !! Thank you for this video

Itsy is sooo cute, the lil guy makes me smile everytime I check on em to see hw he or she is doing

Jake Casale

was just wondering if guys could ship here in philippines?

Where can i find more info on the pumpkin contest The Tarantula Collective is having?

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As many of you know, we have been collaborating on some projects with Dr. Linda Rayor of Cornell University. Tom Moran ( Tom's Big Spiders), his wife, Billie, and I had the opportunity to spend some time with her in New York today. Dr. Rayor is quite active in sharing her appreciation of arthropods, and many have discovered a love for these creatures thanks to her and the outreach program she heads. She then teaches them how to go out and get others interested in the critters. ๐Ÿ˜

She has communal groups of Poecilotheria metallica and Monocentropus balfouri in her lab (that is how cool she is!) ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜ŽThere are some exciting things in store! blogs.cornell.edu/naturalistoutreach/
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As many of you know, we have been collaborating on some projects with Dr. Linda Rayor of Cornell University.  Tom Moran ( Toms Big Spiders), his wife, Billie, and I had the opportunity to spend some time with her in New York today.  Dr. Rayor is quite active in sharing her appreciation of arthropods,  and many have discovered a love for these creatures thanks to her and the outreach program she heads.  She then teaches them how to go out and get others interested in the critters. ๐Ÿ˜ 

She has communal groups of  Poecilotheria metallica and Monocentropus balfouri  in her lab (that is how cool she is!)  ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜ŽThere are some exciting things in store!  https://blogs.cornell.edu/naturalistoutreach/  
 https://fearnottarantulas.com/       
 https://tomsbigspiders.com/

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That’s awesome๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป I’m going to check out her page! Fear Not, California has a tiny G. Pulchripes molt saved already for you!!!

A Romance with Spiders: 50 Shades of Arachnids www.cornell.edu/video/linda-rayor-romance-with-spiders

This was the Thank-you note from her wedding.... she and her husband are certainly spider fans!

Spider Girl loved having the chance to meet her, she's one of her idols and one day she hopes to attend Cornell!

I'm embarrassed to say I'm a bit of a crazy fangirl for her and I'm jealous of your visit. I was THRILLED to receive one of her H. davidbowie babies through you. Is she still studying huntsmen?

Awwww there's Billie!!!! Hi Billie!!!! So glad to finally see Tom's better half ;-)๐Ÿ˜‚. Awesome to see all you guys faces๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜

I see humans not spiders.. fuck off!!!! Fuck humans and your lame ass family. Spiders have been here for millions of years and you grace is with your family....not spiders. Fuck off!;!!!¡!!¡!!!¡¡

Soo cool the things they are doing in her outreach program... so important to get these young kids loving nature, I would really like to see arachnids and reptiles in classrooms!!!

Super excited for you!!

Fear Not Tarantulas, Inc Tom is one of the coolest people and his detailed information on which species need what for housing, husbandry and proper care, it's quite amazing and thank you for sharing this awesome photo, can't wait to hear more on this as well. ๐Ÿ™‚

My M.Balfouri , P.Metallica , and B.Boehmei have all molted and are healthy since ordering from you guys in july and i couod not be any happier soon A.Purpea setup will be here im so excited

Keep up the great work

You know when you play the "who living or dead would you like to have dinner with" game? This is now up there on my list.

Thats awesome! Tom is just a great guy. I always enjoy his videos. I always wondered what Billie looked like....the face behind the camera. lol

HI TOM!!!

I love turantulas

Fear not admin please message me

On the grounds of exotic animals education... reptiles and arachnids and insects... I’m very passionate and want to participate in local events with my critters to help educate the community. My collection is small but I’m trying to grow it over the next year. It will be a slow process but does anyone have any advice on how to get into this career field? I have my BA in Communications and minor in Biology - focusing on animal behavior and physiology courses. Any advice would be appreciated!

When I first started looking back into getting Ts again, it was Tom's page I scoured, for weeks. And had it not been for that and his recommendation of Fear Not, I would have never found you guys.

Thank you and your website for being so informative. I used to put my peanut spiders ( pill bug eaters outside or squash them because they looked creepy. Now i let them chill in my basement. Now that i know they aren't a danger and will eat other creepy crawlers that are unwanted. This site has given me a whole new outlook on arachnids. I respect all spiders, but i love my T

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Looooook who I picked up in New York City! ... See MoreSee Less

Looooook who I picked up in New York City!

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Hell yeah!

im jealous

That is so cool.

aweeeeeeee!!!! Yayyyyyy!!!!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

My brain is sill in CostaRicanSpanish mode so I immediately thought “claro pues, el abusado mae Tom y su abusados!” when I recognitioned Tom Moran and Billie๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ท A literal translation will lead you astray, they are all terms of familiarity and endearment.

Awesome! โค you guys! Hope you all have safe trip. ๐Ÿ˜Š

The G.O.A.T himself..๐Ÿ‘

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We will have some very nice species at Tinley in October! Many adult and sub-adult species will only be offered there! Come see us in Chicago October 12th and 13th. fearnottarantulas.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

We will have some very nice species at Tinley in October! Many adult and sub-adult species will only be offered there! Come see us in Chicago October 12th and 13th. https://fearnottarantulas.com/Image attachment

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Please come to CA one day๐Ÿค—

No slings?๐Ÿ˜ญ

I am grabbing one of these beautiful lady bicoloratums for sure!

Damn it fun shit always happens on the other coast.

Any plans to go to the Arlington show in Feb 2020?

Any M. Robustum?

I don't need more Ts. I dont need more Ts. I need more Ts. I need more Ts. ๐Ÿ˜‚

Diego Vera

Will you have the meme lady?

Lindsay Keegan

Sierra Nosler

Will you be at the Midwest Reptile Show in Indiana in November??

Mike Casarez Christopher Flores Sergio Adame pls lets go

Dante Bonaretti

Luis Delgado lets go

I'm in big trouble. Going unsupervised too ๐Ÿคฃ

Jurnee

Id love to come to this but my wife would lock herself in the car the entire day im there lol

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