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One of Robert’s counter displays: this one includes a moist terrarium (far right) with humidity-loving plants; a still-life shell and stone terrarium (center) and a terrarium habitat with a live, active tarantula creeping about in it (far left).

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Only a thin layer of glass between this tarantula and visitors!

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One of many handsome display tables in the open-air main building

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Close-up view of venus fly trap plants in a tall, closed, cake-stand terrarium. Venus fly traps require bright light to thrive, although a closed glass terrarium + direct sunlight can = overheating. Perhaps Robert lifts the tops off the terrariums from time to time, allowing jungle breezes to refresh the air.

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Another glass cake stand terrarium

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A better view inside, with the top lifted off

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Robert Price, founder and curator of the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens – also natural history and plant buff and terrarium maker

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The "natural history museum" wall and case outside the restrooms at the PV Botanical Garden – a great way to keep the gents occupied while the ladies avail themselves of the facilities!

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