Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:00a -
Monday, Jan 21, 2019 4:30p
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, Pennslyvania 19103
Experience the mind-boggling behaviors and surprisingly intricate structures of bugs through 20 giant colorful animatronic insects. From a fluttering oversized monarch butterfly to a gigantic Madagascar hissing cockroach, the exaggerated size of these creatures shines a creative spotlight on what makes them “extreme.” Xtreme Bugs blends technology, science, artistry and imagination to capture the most unusual aspects of the insect world. Visitors will get a bug’s-eye view of their world, explore critter calls, dig for ancient arthropods, and play a bug facts game. Each day, a live insect will be on view for close-up inspection.