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93 days to go to National Insect Week

National Insect Week at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 11:00 to 16:00

We will showcase a small range of invertebrates such as Madagascan hissing cockroach, cave crickets, mantids, giant millipedes in the new Butterfly House exhibit. The small exhibit will be located around the puparium area.

Age limits or guidance

Suitable for all ages

Cost details

Standard admission to the Zoo applies

Did you know?


Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.

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