Took the kids to the park down the street today to do some exploring. We recently moved from Chicago to LA so I'm still getting used to all the different kinds of insects and animals out here...and what a better way to learn than to flip over some big rocks. Anyways flipped over a rather large rock and found this guy huddled undeneath. After doing some research I found out that it's a Jerusalem Cricket or Potato bug. Talk about cool! we don't have anything like this back home in Chicago so this was a really cool find. I know this isn't tarantula related but I figured I'd share. as of now it's living in a small critter keeper hidden away in the garage till I get the coconuts to ask the wife if ilwe can keep it. it's probably around 2-2.25" long and fat as all hell.