Six-Legged Superheroes: Insects Saving the Planet Exhibition at Torquay Museum

Saturday 27th May, 2023 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Rd, Torquay, TQ1 1HG

Come with us on an unbelievable journey through the story of insects!

Told in the style of comic book superheroes you will learn their distant origin story and their rise to gods in Ancient World.

You will discover the extraordinary superpowers of insects: flight, speed, strength, silk, venom, and metamorphosis and their incredible powers of deception and concealment.  These powers have evolved to help them survive in a hostile world.

Then follow their battle to stabilise our planet’s ecosystems, find out how they use their extraordinary powers to benefit the world we live in and help feed humanity!

However, they now face an existential threat! Not only do they have to compete with nature’s predators for which they have evolved these superpowers. They must now contend with their new nemesis, humans and their corporations who are altering environments in ways they cannot combat!

Will they prevail?

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