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Scovill Zoo-Boo at the Zoo 2017

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Make plans to visit Scovill Zoo these next few weeks. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:09:25 +0000 Scovill Zoo-Boo at the Zoo 2017 Make plans to visit Scovill Zoo these next few weeks. WCIA >>heather: today's critter ma creep a few of you out. don't be surprised if he shows up at boo at the zoo. >>matt: scoville zoo director ken fry. back in the day, - - used to say we use the name the segment, will it poop? it's blowing my mind that spiders poop. of course they do but i guess i haven't thought about it. >> right on my knee. >>matt: a pretty good-sized spider. >> it's like pencil eraser size. use your right there on top of my leg. the spider that just pooped on my leg is a golden need tarantula. they come from paraguay and south american areas. you see those golden threads on top of his knees. we have tarantulas in the southern states. rose hair tarantulas and other kinds. >>heather: is that how big they get? >> some of them their legs will spread out like the size of a dinner plate. this one will mostly pounce on other small critters, insects and other small mammals that come its way. they dig into a borough and pounce out using its fangs. they are right under its head there. can you see? >>heather: i am good. what would happen if you got bit? >> it's not going to kill you unless you are allergic to the venom. it did bring out its fangs and struck up the instrument. >>heather: so he travels well. >> i'm glad he calmed down. i'm a little on edge today. i like the spider but i don't totally trust him. i want him to stay calm all the way through the segment. >>matt: he seems so gentle because his movements are very slow and deliberate. ourtranslators tarantulas docile? >> these guys are. there are some that are a little more aggressive. the golden need tarantula would be a good one to get because they are fairly docile. >>heather: people can check them out at boo at the zoo. >> we were open last weekend. we had 2700 people come through. this weekend, fridaynight, 5:30 p.m.-8 pm. saturday night, site and next weekend. we have the - - open to see the tarantulas, snakes and other halloween type animals. >>matt: ryan just did a story about your integration process well.s.zoo. they are getting more comfortable. one is pretty shy. nico comes up once in a while. coda will stay back. chile is up all the time so they will probably see her >>heather: thanks for seeing your bringing your friend. >>matt:

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