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Attack of the Bloodsuckers!

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Add to Calendar 01-05-2013 01-05-2013 15 Attack of the Bloodsuckers! Explore the science of what's eating you in this skin-crawling exhibition. Examine the what, why, when and how of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, leeches and other parasites known as sanguinivores (creatures that eat blood). Learn why bloodsuckers are important to the ecosystem and how to keep them out of your system. Attack of the Bloodsuckers! offer visitors the chance to look a real leech in the mouth; pull off your socks and test your bug-appealing foot odor; receive a big hug from a giant, inflating tick; get itchy and knotty with the life-size game of "Twitcher" - a buggy variation on the game Twister. This exhibition runs through May 5, 2013. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=129621 Long Island Children's Museum true DD/MM/YYYY
May 01, 2013
10am-5pm,
Long Island Children's Museum
Garden City
All Ages
$11 museum admission

Description: Explore the science of what's eating you in this skin-crawling exhibition. Examine the what, why, when and how of mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, leeches and other parasites known as sanguinivores (creatures that eat blood). Learn why bloodsuckers are important to the ecosystem and how to keep them out of your system. Attack of the Bloodsuckers! offer visitors the chance to look a real leech in the mouth; pull off your socks and test your bug-appealing foot odor; receive a big hug from a giant, inflating tick; get itchy and knotty with the life-size game of "Twitcher" - a buggy variation on the game Twister. This exhibition runs through May 5, 2013.

Address: 11 Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-224-5800
Website: licm.org

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