Edinburgh Zoo creepy crawly


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From the Queensland Titan stick insect to the bird eating tarantula this October Edinburgh Zoo is home to all things creepy and crawly.

Edinburgh Zoo is offering visitors the chance to discover more about the fascinating world of insects and invertebrates and get up-close with some rare and remarkable creepy crawlys.

Over 20 species of insect and invertebrate are on display as part of the creepy crawly fun event including striped sun beetles, purple jewel beetles, Queensland titan stick insects, Madagascan hissing cockroaches, the bird-eating tarantula, apple snails and many more. Visitors can get an even closer look with insect handling, listen to expert keeper talks, and enjoy face-painting.