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Captivating Crawling Creatures

The invertebrate exhibit at the Toledo Zoo is home to over 65 species of arthropods. From cockroaches and mantids to centipedes and spiders, guests will see a diversity of sizes, colors and body forms of invertebrates of the world. These interesting animals can be seen in over 40 exhibits at the ProMedica Museum of Natural History on the second floor.

Coconut crab

Birgus latro

Giant Malasian leaf insect

Phyllium giganteum

Jade headed beetle

Eudicella smithi

Arizona bark scorpion

Centruroides sculpturatus

Red knee tarantula

Brachypelma smithi

Giant millipede

Archispirostreptus gigas

Giant walking stick

Acrophylla wuelfingi

Giant desert centipede

Scolopendra heros

Tanzanian whip scorpion

Damon variegatus


Mastigoproctus giganteus

Goliath bird eating tarantula

Theraphosa blondi

Eastern hercules beetle

Dynastes tityus

Domino roach

Therea petiveriana

Malyan jungle nymph

Heteropteryx dilatata

Sunburst diving beetle

Thermonectus marmoratus

Black widow

Latrodectus hesperus

Desert hairy scorpion

Hadrurus arizonensis

Pink toe tarantula

Avicularia metallica

Two spotted assasian bug

Platymeris biguttatus