Get close look at creepy crawlies

A HUGE collection of insects, from the Queensland Titan stick insect to the bird- eating tarantula, are to go on show at Edinburgh Zoo.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 14th October 2011, 1:03 pm

The zoo is offering visitors the chance to discover more about the fascinating world of insects and get up-close with some rare and remarkable creepy crawlies.

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More than 20 species of insects and invertebrates are on display and visitors can get an even closer look with insect handling, listen to expert keeper talks, and enjoy face-painting.

Keeper Ross Poulter said: “Even though many are considered pests, people still love them.”