Members Only Month

January 4th - February 4th 2022 is open to our Members Only. We look forward to welcoming all our visitors back on February 5th 2022

Admission Prices Inc. Donation Exc. Donation
Adult £23.00 £20.68
Children (3-15 Years) £16.50 £15.00
Under 3's £1.10 £1.00
Concession (Senior 65+/Student) £19.25 £17.50
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Child / Adult / Carer £11.00 £10.00

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Tanzanian Red-legged Millipede

Epibolus pulchripes

Millipedes are not insects but are arthropods (invertebrates with jointed legs). There are over 10,000 species of millipedes found all over the world.



Size: 10 - 14cm
Weight: Around 10g



These millipedes are found in the woodlands and forests of East Africa. They are found under logs and stones and amongst leaf litter.



Millipedes eat a variety of foods but mainly decaying matter. Fruit and leaves are very popular.



These millipedes lay eggs under the soil, which usually hatch after 4 or 5 weeks. Tanzanian red-legged millipedes are only a few mm long when they hatch and can live between 7 and 10 years. We have had over 400 babies born here at the park since they arrived in 2005.



Tanzanian red-legged millipedes have not been evaluated by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) but are not believed to be endangered.

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