Zoo Buddies: Chaco Golden Knee Tarantula

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo brought in one of their Chaco Golden Knee Tarantulas and one of their molts to show us how they live in the wild.

The Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo brought a Chaco Golden Knee Tarantula to the show. (KNOE)

The Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo is one of northeast Louisiana's premier attractions with nearly 100,000 annual visitors.

They have lions, tigers, bears, zebra, bison, elk, baboons, gibbons and many other animals from around the world.

They have a large number of birds and a reptile house. The Hall of Small is an immersive insect exhibit with hands-on interactive opportunities.

They have about 400 animals of about 200 species. They also have 27 acres of landscaped grounds with many interesting plants and a walk through the greenhouse.