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Spiders As pets

  1. 1. By Syed Mohammad Arsalan Junaid
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Why would anyone want a pet spider. </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Pet Spiders </li></ul><ul><li>Spider wrestling. </li></ul><ul><li>References. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why would anyone want a pet spider? <ul><li>Clean, quiet pets. </li></ul><ul><li>Require little living space. </li></ul><ul><li>Fascinating to watch. </li></ul><ul><li>Require little or no socialization. </li></ul><ul><li>Less expensive to maintain than a traditional pet. </li></ul><ul><li>You may be able to acquire a pet spider from within your local habitat. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Tarantulas <ul><li>Tarantulas are arachnids. </li></ul><ul><li>Found in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Africa, and southern Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 800 species. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Wolf Spiders <ul><li>Family - Lycosidae </li></ul><ul><li>Length - 1 to 5 inches </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior – Carnivore </li></ul><ul><li>Residency - North America and Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Life Span - 5 years </li></ul>
  6. 8. Spider Wrestling / Fighting <ul><li>Popular blood sport among rural Filipino children. </li></ul><ul><li>The game begins by placing two spiders at opposite ends of a stick. </li></ul><ul><li>The spiders are then led to one another until they wrestle. </li></ul><ul><li>The first one to drop off the stick loses. </li></ul>
  7. 11. Refrences <ul><li>http://www.tenspider-pets.net/exotic-pets/pet-spiders.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://exoticpets.about.com/cs/insectsspiders/a/insectpider101.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider_fighting </li></ul>

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