This book features most of the common insects, spiders, and other arthropods of North America, plus exotic species that are available at pet shops. It includes discussions of mantises, caterpillars, tarantulas, millipedes, hissing roaches, and much more-covering more than 50 species in total. T.F.H. has teamed up with Animal Planet, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, to present an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet."