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93 days to go to National Insect Week

BedBUGS Sleepover at ZSL London Zoo

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 18:45 to Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 10:00

Please book via the ZSL London Zoo website.

Join CBeebies' Jess French for a special edition BedBUGS to celebrate the start of National Insect Week!

The sleepover with a difference... Stay overnight in the BUG house at ZSL London Zoo. Bug-tastic fun for 7-11 years old.

Explore the zoo by torchlight and wake up to the sounds of the animals. Plus games, story-telling, talks - all animal themed of course! Breakfast is included.

Watch out for...

The amazing leaf cutter ant nest at the entrance, walking out on their ropes where you can see them carrying leaves many times their own weight, right before your eyes (please don’t touch!)

Huge locust swarm display

Cockroach sink (yeuch!)

Micrarium for miniature wildlife, like brine shrimps and Daphnia

Giant orb spiders on their webs

Cave crickets (look into the bubble if you dare…)

Weird naked mole rats in their underground tunnels

Incredibly beautiful moon jellyfish tank

See directly into the hive of our Honeybees

Discover why maggots are useful…

See Bali starlings in their aviary, only a handful of which survive in the wild

Spot our cute little rare Golden mantella frogs

Polynesian tree snail breeding room, many species of which are extinct in the wild

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for children aged 7 - 11, with accompanying adult per 5/6 children

Cost details

£75 per child, £75 per accompanying adults, £67.50 per ZSL member

Register in Advance

To attend this event please register in advance.

Did you know?

Flea jumping

Fleas use their leg joints as levers to crouch down, before springing up to 200 times their body length.

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