Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure

Peer into the mesmerizing miniature world of magnified insects and discover their incredible lives.

Group Only

The Dome
Additional Fee
8 and up
40 minutes
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Delving into the Enigmatic Lives of Rainforest Insects

Get a view of the fascinating universe of insects magnified up to 250,000 times their normal size! Bugs are bizarre, beautiful and fascinating. From metamorphosis to mastery, predator to prey and community to concealment. Become immersed in a miniature world, where a leaf weighs as much as a car and a single raindrop can quench the largest thirst. Highlighting the extraordinary world of insects. Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure focuses on the life cycles of a praying mantis and a butterfly from their birth to their inevitable encounter in the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia, where predator meets prey.

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  • Kindergarten: 6 and 7
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