Insect Museum, Selvatura Park

An example of a collecting tent
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An example of a collecting tent


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Richard and Margaret Whitten founded the museum
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Richard and Margaret Whitten founded the museum


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A few butterflies masquerade as owls
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A few butterflies masquerade as owls


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A display of the many transparent butterflies
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A display of the many transparent butterflies


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All blue butterflies are blue due to scintillation
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All blue butterflies are blue due to scintillation


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Thousands of butterflies and moths were on display
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Thousands of butterflies and moths were on display


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A moth with an 11 inch proboscis was on display
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A moth with an 11 inch proboscis was on display


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Different sorts of walking sticks were shown
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Different sorts of walking sticks were shown


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The Costa Rician giant grasshopper is not a locust
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The Costa Rician giant grasshopper is not a locust


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Green metallic beetles are protected
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Green metallic beetles are protected


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Some insects were arranged to form art
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Some insects were arranged to form art


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A close look at feather and butterfly art
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A close look at feather and butterfly art


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Insect caused diseases were described
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Insect caused diseases were described


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The museum displays were along a circular corridor
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The museum displays were along a circular corridor


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Ancient jewelry made from beetle wings
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Ancient jewelry made from beetle wings


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Beetles of meaning to ancient Egypt were shown
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Beetles of meaning to ancient Egypt were shown


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The kinds of descriptive materials provided
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The kinds of descriptive materials provided


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The entry to the Insect Museum
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The entry to the Insect Museum


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