Cincinnati has used nail polish on roaches and scorpions for individual identification purposes
Notes on Enrichment & Training
See: Temperature and Transport: Welfare Implications for Ambassador Ectotherms from AASAG Newsletter, Dec. 2016
Tips on Presentation
Tips on Handling
Comments from the Rating System
- Maryland Zoo in Baltimore: We show all arachnids in a clear box. No one handles them on program. Animal care staff packs them for program staff and volunteers.
- Zoo America: We don’t hold our scorpions. They do well in observation boxes, though.
Natural History Information
Threats and Conservation Status
Did you know…
Any Documents to attach, species spotlights, etc.
- Cincinnati Zoo
- Maryland Zoo
- Zoo America