Honoring Heroes who Contributed to the Zoo World

This Black History Month, we’re recognizing two individuals who made major contributions to the zoo world. Both were specifically focused on insects and made discoveries that informed and inspired future entomologists! Cincinnati Zoo’s World [...]

Oh Granny, what big teeth you’ve got.

The fangs of the Goliath Bird-eating Tarantula (Theraphosa blondi) can exceed ½” in length. Belying its name this tarantula generally feeds on invertebrates and small vertebrates such as frogs, lizards and rodents. This remarkable [...]