Are you at home with arthropods? Do you buzz with excitement when bugs are near? Do you think big things come in the smallest packages? Take this tour to meet all our many-legged and microbial friends.
Acacia ants protect acacia trees from leaf eaters and other encroaching plants that might block sunlight. Come see them at work.
Live butterflies accompany you as you explore the Museum’s Living Conservatory and search for the two-toed sloth. Filled with tropical plants and animals, the Conservatory recreates the sights, sounds, and smells of a dry tropical forest.
Don’t bug out when you see and learn about the insects, crustaceans, arachnids and other bugs that live in the Arthropod Zoo. On your way out, be sure to stop and see the magical metamorphosis of butterflies.