Meet the most traded invertebrates in Australia

Marlene Even
Updated July 28 2023 - 1:58pm, first published July 4 2023 - 7:00am

Forget bringing home a dog or even a goldfish, Australians are choosing to keep tarantulas, stick insects, and even cockroaches as pets.

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Marlene Even

Marlene Even


National video journalist at Australian Community Media. Previously a cadet journalist at the Illawarra Mercury and a radio and podcast host at 2SER Radio. Story tips?