Posts tagged with 'bug house'
10 September 2015 by Paula
Laura Carter brings us her last update on the baby boom at World Museum, here she tells us about the mantids in the Bug house:
4 September 2015 by Paula
Laura Carter tells us more about the baby boom at World Museum, this time it’s the “Monsters”:
Axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) are a Mexican amphibian, closely related to newts and salamanders with feathery external gills and smiley looking faces. Read more…
2 September 2015 by Paula
Laura Carter, Education Demonstrator, tells us about some exciting things happening at World Museum:
“Here in the Aquarium and Bug House at World Museum Liverpool, our animals are having a bit of a baby boom at the moment! It’s always a happy time for keepers too, because if our animals are breeding, it’s a good sign that they’re healthy and happy. Not to mention that the babies are adorable! Read more…
18 August 2015 by Paula
Tony Hunter, assistant Curator of Entomology tells us about a survey being carried out in conjunction with Natural Resources Wales:
“The Rainbow Leaf Beetle Chrysolina cerealis is one of our rarest insects and is protected in Britain by the Wildlife and Countryside Act. It is against the law to collect, disturb or even photograph it. Read more…
8 July 2014 by Lisa
Here’s our Education Demonstrator from the Bug House, Laura Carter, to tell us about the latest Bug House photo competition:
“It’s that time of year again – sunshine, warm weather, flowers… and creepy crawlies! So why not grab your camera and enter our 2014 Bug House photography competition?
Insects, spiders, worms, slugs and snails are all fair game – found locally or abroad. Read more…
13 June 2014 by Tony
National Insect Week (NIW) 2014 is nearly upon us and we’ll be holding a series of events celebrating insects from 21-29 June 2014, at World Museum.
As well as ‘close encounters’ sessions with impressive invertebrates such as the giant millipede pictured here, there will be behind the scenes tours of the insect collections, microscope sessions and craft activities. Read more…
16 January 2014 by Dickie
Our Emperor Scorpion has given birth to a litter of 21 tiny scorplings at World Museum. This is the very first photo of mum with her new arrivals. And don’t they look cute? Laura Carter from World Museum’s Bug House tells us a ‘bite’ more… Read more…
11 November 2013 by Felicity
Wondering how to capture that perfect shot for the Bug House photography competition? Bug House demonstrator Laura Carter shares her top tips here…
“Our Bug House photography competition is all about discovering the amazing six, eight and many legged creatures all around you and having a little fun along the way. You don’t need to go to the ends of the earth or have an expensive camera to take amazing photos. Read more…