John Slaughter to Speak About Texas Spiders and Tarantulas at June Chapter Meeting

John has collected tarantulas and scorpions for over 45 years. He keeps 43 different species of tarantula and 25 species of scorpion in his private collection.

John is a Certified Entomologist and a member of the Entomological Society of America, as well as a member of The British Tarantula Society and American Tarantula Society.

He has supported captive breeding programs in tarantulas for the past 30 years, and works with relocation programs and repopulation programs in both Texas and Oklahoma.

The program will focus on identification guides and information on collecting and picture taking.

There will be live tarantulas, scorpions and some true spiders in cages at the lecture.


Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015


6:30 – Meet and eat
7 p.m. – Introduction and Announcements
7:20 – John Slaughter’s presentation
8:45 – Adjournment

Please notice our meeting place has changed:

Brookhaven College
Building H
3939 Valley View Lane
Farmers Branch 75244

There will be a sign inside the entry directing you to our meeting.

The public is welcome at the NTMN Chapter Meetings. There is no charge to attend.


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