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Be Amazed By Dr. Entomo's Palace Of Exotic Wonders
New exhibit featuring bizarre insects from around the world opens Monday, October 8
Step right up and behold the Devil with Two Heads! Witness Glow-in-the-
Those daring enough to enter will be captivated by the deceptive and treacherous techniques these insects can wield on unsuspecting predators. You'll learn how the Giant African Millipede, though harmless-looking enough, can unleash a harmful cyanide secretion. Be amazed by the “Devil with Two Heads,” also known as the Giant Sonoran Centipede, as it reveals its ability to confound predators with a tail that looks just like its head.
Live animals on display include: Madagascan Hissing Cockroaches;
Dr. Entomo’s Palace of Exotic Wonders has toured nationwide at institutions such as the North Carolina Arboretum and Delaware Museum of Natural History. Locally, Dr. Entomo’s Palace of Exotic Wonders appears only at the Springs Preserve in an exclusive, limited engagement. This exhibit is organized by Outhouse Exhibit Services.
Dr. Entomo's Palace of Exotic Wonders is free for members or included with General Admission. Nevada Residents: $9.95 Adults, $4.95 Children 5-17, those under 5 years old are free. For more information visit springspreserve.org.
WHERE: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., (Meadows Lane, between Alta Drive and U.S. 95)
Shows take place at the Springs Amphitheater with presentations held inside the Big Springs Theater during inclement weather.
WHEN: Daily, October 8, 2012 - January 13, 2013 (Special members preview on Sunday October 7)
OTHER: About the Springs Preserve
Located three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is the best place to explore the Las Vegas Valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking trails and animal shows. Indoor experiences include exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers, the Springs Cafe, operated by the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas, and the Nevada State Museum. The Springs Preserve also hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700. Find us on Google Maps.