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  1. The Lounge
    Hi, Frank Indiviglio here. I’m a herpetologist, zoologist and book author, recently retired from a career spent at several zoos, aquarium, and museums, including over 20 years with the Bronx Zoo. I’ve worked with thousands of tarantulas, in zoos and my own collection, for over 50 years. In...
  2. The Lounge
    Hi All, Over 900 of the world’s 40,000+ spider species are commonly known as tarantulas (family Theraphosidae). Among them we find a staggering diversity of sizes, colors, and lifestyles, and many species that make interesting, long-lived pets. In the early 1980’s, I had the chance to work...