Member's of the Hong Kong Tarantula Club (from far left) Ricky Chan, Bowie Chan, and founder Bunny Poon King-chung, at the Hong Kong Reptile Channel in Mong Kok. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Member's of the Hong Kong Tarantula Club (from far left) Ricky Chan, Bowie Chan, and founder Bunny Poon King-chung, at the Hong Kong Reptile Channel in Mong Kok. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Here come the spider men: Hong Kong’s tarantula collectors reveal what goes on in their hairy hobby

A niche group of enthusiasts keep the giant venomous spiders as pets

Member's of the Hong Kong Tarantula Club (from far left) Ricky Chan, Bowie Chan, and founder Bunny Poon King-chung, at the Hong Kong Reptile Channel in Mong Kok. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Member's of the Hong Kong Tarantula Club (from far left) Ricky Chan, Bowie Chan, and founder Bunny Poon King-chung, at the Hong Kong Reptile Channel in Mong Kok. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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