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Bug Fest 2021 August 13-15th at the Academy of Natural Sciences Download

29:17 Download August 13th, 2021

Bug Fest is BACK!

Karen Verderame, an Invertebrate Specialist from the Academy of Natural Sciences returns to BEN Around Philly to give all of the details on this year’s Bug Fest!

Happening August 13-15th, you can participate in person or virtually to enjoy a number of fun creepy crawly events. The big favorites are returning like Bugs on the Big Screen, The Roach Race 500, Ask the Scientists and lots more. Be sure to check out new events too, like Science in the Wild: Bug Night Crawl and Academy Nightcap: Bugs in Bondage (a virtual event about bug mating rituals).

Find the list of events, and all of the details at ANSP.org.


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