Open daily 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Grounds close at 4 p.m.
The rose tarantula at the Zoo is named Rosie II. She is about a year old and came to the Zoo in May 2014.
Not listed. Because of the widespread collection of this species from the wild for the pet trade, increasing regulation in the future is probably inevitable in order to protect it from becoming threatened and/or endangered.
Chilean rose-haired tarantulas are found in deserts and scrublands. The range includes habitats in Bolivia, northern Chile, and Argentina.
Insects and other arthropods and occasionally small animals.