Commonly Kept Tarantulas

The following is a list of genera of the most commonly collected tarantulas in the private owner community. Knowing at least one species from each genus will help you identify the different species that you encounter among private keepers. I encourage you to focus on learning genera and not species because you will cover a […]

What is Venom?

Venom is a toxic secretion produced by an animal. It is observed in an extensive array of species, from insects to even mammals. Venom is produced by specialized glands associated with fangs, spines, and other piercing devices. Venom can include many different chemical structures like toxins, enzymes, proteins, steroids, and other compounds, which can cause […]