ANNOUNCEMENT: The "Visit the Zoo Podcast" is now available on all Amazon Echo voice-actuated devices. To access use the invocation phrase "Alexa, open Animals Podcast" or "Alexa, play Animals Podcast" or "Alexa, start Animals Podcast." This new availability for the podcast will open up an entirely new, large, and growing audience. Amazon Alexa through the Amazon Echo line of sound devices dominates the voice-actuated device market with its 70% coverage. Approximately 35 million of these devices have already been sold by Amazon and as of this year some car manufacturers are including the Alexa icon on their dashboard media screens. So whether you are at home, office, or in your car equipped to open Alexa, you have a new and rapidly expanding venue to listen our weekly "Animals Podcast" on Amazon Alexa and Visit the Zoo Podcast" everywhere else. In this episode we hear about the Red Knee Tarantula, and yes it is venomous. We also hear the latest and breaking animal and zoo news, try to guess a mystery animal sound, and hear quotes from famous people about the Animal World. Introduction will be given again for the new ZooZwear merchandise stores of “Visit the Zoo” graphic design and photograph apparel and many other items at www.zazzle.com/zoozwear and the new Merchandise store ZooZwear on Amazon. Both Zazzle and Amazon ZooZwear merchandise stores can be easily accessed by going to our podcast home website at www.zooanimals.info and clicking on the top right tab for either ZooZwear on Zazzle or ZooZwear on Amazon. Our main website is at http://www.zooanimals.info and the main author website is at http://www.frederickfichman.com. Please help support all things “Visit the Zoo” including eBooks on Amazon.com, print books on Amazon.com, audiobooks on Audible.com, and DVDs on Amazon-CreateSpace-Allied Vaughn-Midwest Tape, and this Podcast by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/visitthezoo. We also have just established a new financial support crowdfunding site at www.gofundme.com/visit-the-zoo-podcast. Help us to continue these podcasts and grow the “Visit the Zoo Podcast. Any donation to keep us going would be appreciated.