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Event Description

Stratford Butterfly Farm is launching ‘Café on the Go’, Friday 30 March. Situated in the wildflower garden, baristas will be serving delicious hot drinks, milkshakes and snacks, from a retro style bicycle. It is equipped with a barista Fracino machine, serving a specialist Fairtrade coffee brand sourced directly from the growers. Café on the Go will be open, weekends, Bank Holidays, including Good Friday and on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10am – 4pm.

New on display in Minibeast Metropolis are the Amazon Milk Frogs or, Trachycephatus resinifictrix. Originating from South America they are extremely well camouflaged, reaching up to 8cm in length. They live in the understory layer of the Amazon rainforest. When threatened they produce a poisonous milky secretion to deter predators!

From 3 – 15 April children and adults can get close to some amazing creatures with ‘Meet the Minibeast’ handling sessions under the supervision of the friendly and informative Education Team in the Discovery Zone. Visitors will be able to hold a variety of stick insects, African land snails, giant millipedes and even Madagascan cockroaches!

Open from 10am to 6pm, last entry 5:30pm including Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Bank holiday Monday.


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