Canadian Museum of Nature
240, rue McLeod, Ottawa, (Ontario), K2P 2R1
Are you bold enough to go nose to nose with an awe-inspiring collection of insects, arachnids and slugs? This is your opportunity to discover a few exotic creatures and get reacquainted with some familiar favourites. You might even recognize several from your own backyard! - Get to know some hairy tarantulas. - Learn about camouflage and try to spot the cagey leaf insect. - Find out why chafers roll themselves in dung. - Discover why hissing cockroaches hiss. - See a snail bigger than your fist. - Learn how the vinegaroon got its name. - Meet an amblypigid (hint: it's the star of ).