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The Academy of Natural Sciences presents XTREME BUGS!

May 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - January 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Come face-to-feet with nearly 20 massive, colorful, moving bugs! From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly and a fluffy tri-colored bumblebee to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach and a blood-sucking bed bug, these towering animatronics tell a rarely seen story of the behaviors and intricacies of extreme bugs. Get a bug’s-eye view of the world, explore critter calls, dig for ancient arthropods, and play an Xtreme bug facts game.




Creature Keeper Creepy Crawly Q&A

Saturdays, Sundays, and Wednesdays 11:45 a.m.

Free with admission to Xtreme Bugs

Are you mad for mantids? Crazy for cockroaches? Enamored by ants? Well, we are too! Meet our knowledgeable, engaging staff and hear all about invertebrate husbandry, biology, and conservation. Meet a real living invertebrate!

Xtreme Bugs Exhibit


May 26 @ 8:00 am
January 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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