amphibians

tiger salamander

Tiger Salamander

Scientific Name: Ambystoma californiese x mavortium
Habitat: Grasslands and woodlands with freshwater pools
Lifespan: 12-15 years

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arachnids

emperor scorpion

Emperor Scorpion

Scientific Name: Pandinus imperator
Habitat: Tropical forests and savannas
Lifespan: 5-8 years in captivity; less in the wild

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tarantula

Mexcian Red-kneed Tarantula

Scientific Name: Brachypelma smithi
Habitat: Scrublands, forests
Lifespan: Males up to 5 years; females up to 30 years

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diplopods

hissing cockroach

Giant African Millipede

Scientific Name: Archispirostreptus gigas
Habitat: Tropical and subtropical forests
Lifespan: 7-10 years in captivity

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insects

hissing cockroach

Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

Scientific Name:Gromphadorhina portentosa
Habitat: Tropical forests
Lifespan: Up to 5 years in captivity

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