Giant bugs arrive at Chester Zoo

Thirteen giant animatronic insects are going on display at Chester Zoo. The robots include a 24ft-long scorpion, a man-sized ladybird and a 33ft-wide tarantula. They were built for the zoo by an animation studio in Texas.

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Giant bugs at Chester Zoo Credit: ITV News

Thirteen giant animatronic insects are going on display at Chester Zoo.

The robots include a 24ft-long scorpion, a man-sized ladybird and a 33ft-wide tarantula. They were built for the zoo by an animation studio in Texas.

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Giant turantula Credit: ITV news
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Giant bugs arrive at Chester Zoo

Grasshopper being unloaded Credit: Chester Zoo

Thirteen giant animatronic insects are going on display at Chester Zoo.

The robots include a 24ft-long scorpion, a man-sized ladybird and a 33ft-wide tarantula.

They were built for the zoo by an animation studio in Texas.

Tarantula being unloaded Credit: Chester Zoo
Tarantula being pushed Credit: Chester Zoo
Scorpion being unloaded Credit: Chester Zoo