Eating Chocolate chip chirp cookies at ‘Bug Fest’ 2016

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The annual festival that celebrates insects with hundreds of live critters is back in Philadelphia this weekend. PHL17’s David Grzybowski was live all morning at the Academy of Natural Sciences with a preview of tomorrow’s Bug Fest.

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Hundreds of live beetles, millipedes, centipedes, scorpions, stick insects, caterpillars, tarantulas, and more will be wiggling around the museum during this popular family event. Visitors will be able to help build a beehive, examine insect decomposers up close, work on a giant termite mound and meet academy entomologists who can share their stories of life in the field.

Bug fest starts this weekend on August 13th and August 14th.

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