Large Insects Invading the Depot

Created: March 02, 2018 08:14 AM

The Depot in Duluth is getting filled with lots and lots of bugs.

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It's part of the 'World of Giant Insects' exhibit that opens Saturday, March 3rd. The display, which originated in California, involves large anamatronic, robotic insects.

Depot Program Director Briana Johnson says the exhibit includes a Preying Mantis that has the ability to grow to the height of around 22 feet, a moving locust, a pair of Atlas Beetles that repeatedly lock horns, and other types of creepy crawlies.

Kids and families alike will be able to have fun and might even learn a thing or two.

"There's a lot of panels and interactive exhibits that kids can interact with and learn about..." Johnson says.

One panel allows people to see the heads of honey bees, dragonflies, and mosquitoes at 600 times their normal size. Those who attend will be able to see the inner-workings of these insects' heads and be able explore how they work.

The exhibit opens Saturday, March 3 and will be open through Sunday, April 15.

Click here for information on ticket prices and hours.

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