Tag Archives: insects

Fossil Foods!

15 Apr
Photo; Simon Watson

  Photo; Simon Watson

We’re getting rather excited about the opening of our new Museum gallery Nature’s Library at the end of this month.

In preparation we thought we’d knock up some fossil cookies, as seen on Martha Stewart’s website using the new plastic bug collection in our shop. Unlike the bugs themselves, our results were delicious.

Nature’s Library opens 27th April.


Scary Monsters (Super Creeps)

22 Dec

Super Creeps


A new species of spider that builds decoys of larger spiders to scare away potential predators may have been discovered in the Peruvian Amazon, according to science educator and biologist Phil Torres in a recent interview with Wired.

We don’t like spiders at the best of times; clever spiders are the stuff of our nightmares…

30 Hornets Vs 30,000 Honey Bees

15 Jan

30 Japanese hornets take down a nest of 30,000 European honey bees in frighteningly brutal fashion…