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Exploring Kathiey's Local World. "Exotic Animal Show" Raleigh NC

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Many years ago when the girls were young we would venture to the Exotic Animal Show to see the animals.  We would enjoy seeing the mammals like the sugar gliders, hedgehogs and small primates.  We even would enjoy the lizards, and all things lizard like.  We were not so much interested in the spiders, snakes, and heaven forbid ever having a scorpion...yikes. Well today I headed over to the state fairgrounds to re-visit the Exotic Animal Show to see if things had changed.
 I entered with an open mind.  I know that everyone has different tastes.  Different tastes in music, fashion, food, and yes even in pets....
 First thing I came across as I entered were crickets and mealworms.  Not a good sign of the creatures to come....

 Are these Meal Worms? My friend and co-worker Vanessa and I have devised a form of "scary insect" warfare.  If it is too scary to step on or squash with a book the next best thing is chemical warfare.  When it comes to big hairy spiders, wasps, or my personal…