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Preview of Permanent Invertebrate Exhibition

May 23, 1985 – October 30, 1985

Museum: National Zoo

Location: Education Building, Lobby

See 7 displays, each featuring a different type of creature:

  • a whip scorpion, an animal that depends upon its tactile sense to survive (includes an "interactive box" to allow visitors to test their responses to various stimuli)
  • electric fish accompanied by a device to enable visitors to hear the fishes' electrical signals
  • fresh-water crayfish
  • Haitian cockroaches
  • flounder
  • radially and bilaterally symmetrical invertebrates