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Scorpion or Tarantula? Which is the better pet?

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Emperor Scorpions vs. Tarantulas - Which is the better pet? There is no doubt that living creatures brighten a home. And for folks who are not squeamish, want something exotic that is clean, interesting, affordable and doesn’t take a lot of room or care, then an arthropod pet might be just the thing. During the pandemic, the demand for invertebrates such as emperor scorpions and tarantulas sky rocketed. For instance, breeders of Mexican red-legged tarantulas, a very popular pet species, cannot keep up with demand. They produce over 15,000 young spiders each year for the pet trade in the US...

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