Jungle critters visit Uplyme

11:08 12 February 2014

Axe Valley Wildlife Park education officer Marie Pulman introduces Rosie the Chilean rose bird-eating spider to Uplyme Pre-School youngsters Jamie, Ella and Jake.

Axe Valley Wildlife Park education officer Marie Pulman introduces Rosie the Chilean rose bird-eating spider to Uplyme Pre-School youngsters Jamie, Ella and Jake.

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Pre-school youngsters get to meet some giant bugs, including a Madagascan hissing cockroach

Children from Uplyme Pre-school got to meet some jungle critters when animal experts form Axe Valley Wildlife Park visited them at the village hall.

Education officers Marie Pulman and her assistant took along a giant African millipede, a Madagascan hissing cockroach, a Chilean rose bird-eating spider, a royal python and a herman tortoise.

The children were thrilled with the opportunity to get up close to these creatures and hold them.

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