Beetle mania breaks out at marsh.
EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Dominic Nursey (above) got a close-up view of a beetle beetle, common name for insects of the order Coleoptera, which, with more than 300,000 described species, is the largest of the insect orders. Beetles have chewing mouthparts and well-developed antennae. during a children's nature session at Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's Brandon Marsh <noinclude>
Brandon Marsh is an SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) and nature reserve in Warwickshire, England. It is situated close to the city of Coventry, near the village of Brandon. nature reserve.
Children found out about rainforests, rainbows, hedgehogs and creepy- crawlies during nature study sessions held throughout the half-term holiday
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The nature reserve's education officer, Sarah Oakley, said: "We held activities all week and the children had a great time."
The trust organises children's activities every school holiday as well as during the school term.
For more information phone 024 76308977.
Picture: CHRIS RADBURN