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AntU Day

Thursday, July 26, 2018
12:00pm – 4:00pm

Storrs Campus

12:30 – 4:00pm: ‘Be Our Guest’ Collection and Exhibit Activities for All Ages

Celebrate Bug Week and learn something new! • Meet AntU team members and our giant 12-foot ant • Learn about army ant 'guests' and take a fun souvenir (or three) home • Identify specimens at microscope stations • Test drive and provide feedback on our new database • Check out the live fungus-growing ant colony • Tour the Biodiversity Research Collections • See ‘Astonishing Army Ants’, the movie • Get FREE AntU Dairy Bar ice cream

Escape to the UConn Rainforest! • Pick up your map for the new scavenger hunt, then find some insect pollinators in the EEB Greenhouse

AntU Day is presented by the CT State Museum of Natural History and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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This event is free and open to the public!

UConn Extension Bug Week is a College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources annual event. Extension is offering many amazing Bug Week programs this year. See the entire line-up at:

Contact: or 860-486-9228

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