Victoria Bug Zoo
Victoria Bug Zoo From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search The Victoria Bug Zoo is a two-room minizoo that is located in downtown Victoria, just one block north from the Fairmont Empress Hotel. The Victoria Bug Zoo is owned and operated by International Bug Zoos Incorporated. [ edit] Features The Bug Zoo exhibits about 50 different species of insects, arachnids, and Myriapoda and is currently the largest tropical insect collection in North America and has Canada's largest ant farm that contains leaf-cutter ants. Visitors can chose to come in and tour around for themselves or can walk around with a tour guide and learn about the insect world. Furthermore, while with a tour guide, visitors can hold and handle different varieties of species like tarantulas, cockroaches, scorpions, walking sticks, millipedes, and praying mantis. [ edit] Rentals and Opportunities Recently, the Bug Zoo opened the Party Room, where visitors can rent out the room for birthdays, business functions or any other special occasions. [ edit]