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Insect Zoo: Love Our Bugs!

Raised toward our $2,500 Goal
16 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on July 12, at 09:00 AM CDT
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$590 a week and a half in!!!

June 23, 2021


Today marks a week and a half since we kicked off our fundraiser. You can imagine surprise when I saw we had already raised $590!! You actually don't have to imagine, just look at this photo and you'll know what my face looked like when I saw that number!!

We have been criss-crossing the state of Iowa from Woodbury county to Lee, up to Allamakee and Winneshiek, back down and over to Mills and everywhere in between! We are JUST GETTING STARTED! 

Check out our Facebook page for our locations and photos of where we have been!

Thank you for your support and have a BUGTASTIC DAY!

Ginny Mitchell

Insect Zoo Education Program Coordinator

Iowa State University

432 Science II

Ames, IA 50011

(515) 294-4537 (Work)

--Love our Bugs



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Beetle Fruit

Your $5 donation will provide beetles with enough fruit for a week!


Feeder Insects for Predators

Your donation will provide feeder insects for animals like tarantulas and scorpions for one week!


New Enclosure

Your donation will provide a new animal enclosure for one animal!


New Animal

Your donation will help bring a new animal to the Insect Zoo! This could be a tarantula, a scorpion, a colony of a new species of roaches, the possibilities are endless!


Insect Zoo Tour

Your donation will get you and 2 guests a behind the scenes tour of the Insect Zoo! Email to schedule your tour! See first hand the impact your donation has on our animals and outreach.

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