Love Bugs at the Botanic Garden
Enter the bizarre world of arthropod affections in this behind-the-scenes tour of the Arthropod Rearing Laboratory at the Garden. Entomologist Dr. Ralph Charlton will expose the surprising reproductive tactics of insects and arachnids. Learn about the nuptial gifts given by scorpion flies, the jealous nature of damselflies and the dangerous liaisons of tarantulas and mantids-males are fortunate to find a mate and survive.
To enroll, please click "Reserve Now". Once you are on the next page, click on February 9th in the calendar below, then scroll down under "Saturday 2/9" select "Available" and enter the number of people. You will be asked to enter just the names and email addresses of your companions, then click checkout and pay. You will receive a confirmation email.
Once you have paid regular BioPark admission, please meet at the Botanic Garden entrance at 11:50am. Please bring a copy of your tour invoice with you. NOTE: This tour is for adults only (18 years and older).