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Beetle Pinning Class with Nina Salem
August 6, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Create your very own pinned beetle specimens. Learn the delicate process of pinning and preserving one of the most fascinating beetles, the Western Hercules Beetle! Nina will take you step by step, and answer all questions you have along the way. All materials are included. You will be able to take your beautifully pinned beetle home with you at the end of the class.
The Hercules beetle is a species of rhinoceros beetle. It is native to the rainforests of Central America, South America, and the Lesser Antilles.
Fun Fact- It is the longest extant species of beetle in the world, and is also one of the largest flying insects in the world! -WOW!