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Bugs Alive!

Bugs Alive!

Get up close to bugs and learn all about them in the Nature Play Garden! Catch daily presentations at 1:15 p.m.

Discover Bugs

Up Close with Real Bugs
Keepers and Senior Guides (youth volunteers) will host live bug presentations at 1:15 p.m. daily on a stage in the Nature Play Garden. Guests of all ages can meet bugs like a Chilean rose tarantula, bat cave roach or emperor scorpion.
Daily Presentations Schedule
Insects That Won't Bug You
Discover the important roles that bugs play in our daily lives. A large video monitor will offer a magnified view of the bugs during presentations.
American Sign Language
American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters will be present on select dates this summer (May 18, June 9, June 20, July 13, July 24, August 11, August 22, September 21) to interpret the Bugs Alive! (1:15 p.m.) programs. Interpreters will also be at the Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater show on those same dates.

Meet the bugs!

Brazilian Black Tarantula
Emperor Scorpion
Bat Cave Roach
Giant African Millipede
Chilean Rose Tarantula
Tobacco Hornworm
Jungle Nymph
Western Horse Lubber Grasshopper
Giant Shield Mantis
Domino Roach
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