In Colorado Springs at Ghouls Gulch Haunted House we have paired up with some of the springs best pet stores to bring you the Haunted House Von Critter Experience. At this experience you will get the chance to see some of the earths most interesting creatures up close and personal. Have you ever seen a Brazilian Rainbow Boa, so named for the iridescent appearance of there skin. or the Salmon Bird Eater, tied with the Goliath Bird Eater for largest tarantula in the world. Or just felt the weight of a large Madagascar Hissing Cockroach in your hand, While its hissing of course. These are just a few of the members of the Von Critter Experience that you will get a chance to meet.
If you are lucky enough, you will also get a chance to catch Dr Von Kitsch talking about his favorite subjects, the invertebrates. With questions answered like “What are a tarantulas natural defenses?”. I’ll give you a hint, one of them is on the opposite end from the fangs. Or “where did the name “tarantula” come from?” Named after a dance you say?! There are also the Scorpions, “How poisonous are they?”. There not… Don’t know why? you’ll have to stop by and find out the answer. You will also get a chance to learn about the beauty of the worlds most venomous centipede or how centipedes are different from millipedes. And lastly, are roaches really as gross as we are taught they are? The answer might surprise you.
The Von Critter Experience is one of the ways that Ghouls Gulch is not just another Haunted House. The Experience is our way of helping you to understand that the creatures of this world, no matter how creepy crawly, can be quite fascinating. Don’t believe me?? Well I challenge you to check out our website (ghoulsgulch.com) to see when we are open, come on down to 3910 Palmer Park Blvd, and “Bring your thirst for knowledge, we will fill your cup”.