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ANOTHER LOOK AT THE BOTANICAL GARDENS

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HAVING LUNCH WITH THE ANTS, CRAWLING AROUND THE LEGS OF A DADDY LONG LEGGED SPIDER, BASKING IN THE SUN WITH A BUTTERFLY, OR BEE AND WHATEVER YOU THINK ABOUT INSECTS--CHANCES ARE YOU WILL THINK OF THEM A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENTLY AFTER YOU VENTURE TO THE MEMPHIS BOTANIC GARDEN TO SEE THEIR NEWEST EXHIBITION--WELCOME..GINA HARRIS

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HAVING LUNCH WITH THE ANTS, CRAWLING AROUND THE LEGS OF A DADDY LONG LEGGED SPIDER, BASKING IN THE SUN WITH A BUTTERFLY, OR BEE AND WHATEVER YOU THINK ABOUT INSECTS--CHANCES ARE YOU WILL THINK OF THEM A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENTLY AFTER YOU VENTURE TO THE MEMPHIS BOTANIC GARDEN TO SEE THEIR NEWEST EXHIBITION--WELCOME..GINA HARRIS
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7086678?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:45:58 +0000 ANOTHER LOOK AT THE BOTANICAL GARDENS HAVING LUNCH WITH THE ANTS, CRAWLING AROUND THE LEGS OF A DADDY LONG LEGGED SPIDER, BASKING IN THE SUN WITH A BUTTERFLY, OR BEE AND WHATEVER YOU THINK ABOUT INSECTS--CHANCES ARE YOU WILL THINK OF THEM A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENTLY AFTER YOU VENTURE TO THE MEMPHIS BOTANIC GARDEN TO SEE THEIR NEWEST EXHIBITION--WELCOME..GINA HARRIS http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12463/7086678?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WATN >> local memphis live continues with your host, amy speropoulos. >>amy: having lunch with the ants crawling around the legs of a daddy long legs fighter and basking in the sun the butterfly or be, you think of insects, chances are you might think differently after you visit the memphis botanic gardens to see their new exhibition. gina harris with the memphis botanic garden. i have been counting down to where we could come there life. this is very exciting desk could come there live. this is very exciting. >> we are excited to see the big bugs on our 96 acres. >>amy: this is david's first time to bring the exhibit to the 901. what are we talking about? what is that behind you? >> it is. over here, this is one of our 10 sculptures that you will be able to see throughout the garden. this is our daddy long legs. he is big enough to where you legs is over here.. we have a praying mantis that is hiding kind of tucked away over there by the iris gardens. the sculptures are set throughout the 96 acres to get people lower the gardens. there are some tucked in the urban garden, prehistoric plant trail, there is a dragonfly at the hostel garden. there is a map everyone will receive when they come to the garden that will kind of guide you through the space. at each bug, there is information about that particular insect you can read and learn a little more about these creatures. >>amy: i love it. i can honestly say in my 45 years, i don't think i have ever remember anyone who says i just love insects except maybe someone who works directly with for people to learn more about insects and maybe overcome some of that and just get educated, i guess. >> absolutely. absolutely. we are going to have some entomologists on site. we are having our opening-day picnic this saturday from 10 to 2. we are going to have a crazy quitter man will be here with a bug petting zoo so you will actually get to have a hands-on experience. we will have an entomologist here complaining what these insects do for us. a lot of people don't think about every bite of food you put in your mouth, you need to take an insect because they are the pollinators of our world. you will learn about what insects do for us and what different types of insects. >>amy: this is one of many things you do in our community educate the youngsters. >> we serve 40,000 students a year here at the garden so we've got already about 3000 students that are signed up to come to our incredible insect's festival during the time of the festival. kids will be coming over and they get to meet an entomologist and learn a little bit more and go through the insect olympics. we will have cockroach races and termite racetracks so they are going to have some hands-on fun with these bugs. it is going to be a lot of fun. every friday throughout the exhibit we will have trim tours if you want to come and don't know you want to walk, you can come each friday and take the tram tour through the exhibit b3 gina, thank you so much for joining us this morning. i know you are very busy at the garden and be sure appreciate it. you can see the big bugs at the memphis botanic garden. >>




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