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Casson Elephant House
  • Opened 1965
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Carnivore Complex 1 0
Caribbean (1) 0 0
Canada (2) 7 0
Cameroon 2 0
California 2 0
Butterfly Paradise
  • Opened in May 2006, Butterfly Paradise houses several different species of butterfly and moth from around the world, as well as plant species specially selected to provide nectar and breeding areas for insects. Species on display include the clipper butterfly, blue morpho butterfly, atlas moth, zebra longwing, glasswing butterfly and postman butterfly. The exhibit also features a caterpillar hatchery and a pupa display cabinet, where visitors can witness different types of pupae and the development of new butterflies.
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Butterfly House
  • The Butterfly House opened in 2016. The house is home to various species of butterfly and West African dwarf crocodiles. It is a walkthrough exhibit. The house is also home to one of the largest moths in the world; the atlas moth.
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  • B.U.G.S (which stands for Biodiversity Underpinning Global Survival and formerly called Web of Life) is held in a building called the Millennium Conservation Centre, and aims to educated the public about biodiversity. The building displays over 140 species, the majority of which are invertebrates. They include leafcutter ants, jewel wasps, golden mantella frogs, brown rats, bird-eating spiders, desert locusts, naked mole rats, leaf insects, moon jellyfish, Polynesian tree snails (Partula), Giant African land snails, cave crickets, fruit beetles and black widow spiders. The Millennium Conservation Centre aims to be environmentally friendly, constructed from materials requiring little energy to produce, and generating its heating from the body of heat of both the animals and visitors. In May 2015, an exhibit called In With the Spiders opened in B.U.G.S as Europe's first and only spider walkthrough exhibit. It houses many differed types of spiders including one of the United Kingdom's most endangered animals, the fen raft spider. Web of Life opened in 1999 and it changed its name to B.U.G.S in 2003.
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Buenos Aires 1 0