The Butterfly Farm will be holding their popular ‘Meet the Mini-Beast’ handling sessions during half term (26 October – 3 November) in the Discovery Zone.

Twice a day, children and adults can take part in spooky handling sessions with the Education Team and hold creatures such as a giant African Millipede, African land snail, a variety of Stick Insects and even a Madagascan Hissing Cockroach!

If you want to be scared this Halloween then come and discover an assortment of spooky spiders in Minibeast Metropolis including the Chilean Rose, Mexican Fire Red, Goliath Bird Eating and the Red Back. All our spiders are installed in alarmed tanks and therefore completely safe to view.

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