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Beetle Encounter

Presented by Butterfly Pavilion

with expert instructor Calais Thomas

About Butterfly Pavilion

Butterfly Pavilion is the first stand-alone, Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited, non-profit invertebrate zoo in the world and a leader in invertebrate knowledge, inspiration, and connection. Whether it is providing unique, hands-on learning experiences through its exhibits and educational programs, conducting new research that sets the standard for zoos across the country, or building innovative solutions for species and habitat conservation in countries around the world, Butterfly Pavilion is leading the way in ensuring invertebrates are protected for the future.

About the class

Did you know that there are more than 350,000 species of beetles? In fact, beetles are the most diverse creatures on earth! But how much do you really know about them? Explore several of these species with Butterfly Pavilion. We'll learn about their amazing adaptations, uncover their important role in many ecosystems, and meet some live beetle guests!

Meet your instructor, Calais.

Calais Thomas has been educating herself and others about animals for the past eight years. She has worked with animals ranging from elephants to snails and anything in between! At Butterfly Pavilion, her work in developing and leading programs onsite and virtually connects all ages to invertebrate animals.

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