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26 May 2020
Tuesday 26 May 2020
10.30am - 3.30pm
They may not be cute and cuddly but mini-beasts are fascinating. Find out what makes a mini-beast a mini-beast and meet the good the bad and the ugly at this FREE event.
This is a wonderful opportunity to get close to millipedes, snails, spiders, scorpions and a wonderful variety of insects. Come and find out about some of the creatures that have survived on Earth since the time of the dinosaurs.
The event will be run by the Animals In-Tuition team of rangers who are passionate about promoting respect for, and an understanding of, a wide variety of animals and their habitats.
Various dinosaur themed events are being held in Rochdale to celebrate the long-awaited arrival of Dippy the Dinosaur.
Dippy - a 21m-long plaster-of-Paris cast of a Diplodocus carnegii skeleton - will be at Number One Riverside in Rochdale town centre between 10 February and 28 June 2020, as part of Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure.
Known to millions from its usual home in the Natural History Museum in London, the 292-bone skeleton will be used in Rochdale as the centrepiece of a display that will highlight local natural history and nature collections.
It is free to see Dippy and visit the Dippy exhibition.
Entry fee: Free
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