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Arthropod Day Everyone Is Invited

August 6, 2016, All Day Explore More Life lab

Arthropods are the largest animal phylum and encompass about 85% of all known animals in the world!

Arthropods are all around you every day, even in the cold winter: spiders, insects, centipedes, mites, ticks, lobsters, crabs, shrimp, crayfish, krill, barnacles, scorpions and many more.

Don't miss a chance to:

  • Investigate arthropod specimens under a microscope
  • Touch a horseshoe crab
  • See live cockroach or caterpillar races
  • Make a bug hat to take home
  • Learn about beekeeping and see live bees on display
  • Get an up-close look some fascinating tarantulas
  • Eat a bug
  • And much more!

Event Details:
Saturday, August 6
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Explore More Life lab
Free with Museum admission

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