National Insect Week returns in 2020
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00
June is Bug Month at Arundel Wetland Centre and the Pond Explorer Station is open for extra dipping sessions on Wednesday afternoons.
We’ve everything you need to uncover incredible underwater life: nets, an on screen microscope, identity charts, and our friendly Learning Team are on-hand to help.
This activity included in your admission price, book online and save 10%.
Our pond dipping station is wheelchair accessible https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/arundel/plan-your-visit/accessibility/
There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.