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She’s a Peach of a Permanent Resident

Peaches is the newest tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Roll over, Rosie. Make room for Peaches. Rosie, the popular 24-year-old Chilean rose-haired tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis, is approaching the end of her natural life span. So when a UC Davis student...

Peaches is the newest tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Peaches is the newest tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Peaches is the newest tarantula at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 4:06 PM

Everything's Coming Up Roses

Nanase Nakanishi

Everything's coming up roses at the Bohart Museum of Entomology on the UC Davis campus. Roses? Make that rose-haired tarantulas. See, the Bohart not only houses some seven million insect specimens in its quarters in 1124 Academic Surge, but they have...

Nanase Nakanishi
Nanase Nakanishi

NEW BROOCH--Nanase Nakanishi, a UC Davis student who plans to become a veterinarian, cares for this rose-haired tarantula at the Bohart Museum. It's one of the live insects in the museum, which houses more than seven million specimens. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-Up
Close-Up

CLOSE-UP of the exquisite rose-haired taranatula, a native of Chile. It's known for its gentleness and is a favorite at the Bohart Museum of Entomology. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Praying Mantis
Praying Mantis

PRAYING MANTIS perches on Nanase Nakanishi's hand at the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2009 at 5:41 PM
 
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