You Look So Beautiful With Those Wings in Your Teeth
Get bit by the love bug recently? It’s nothing to lose your head over — unless you’re a male praying mantis. Ditch the cliché candlelit dinner this Valentine’s Day and take your date somewhere adventurous. Somewhere with chocolate. Somewhere … entomological. Break from convention and join the Texas Discovery Garden at Fair Park for a stimulating talk on insect behavior and reproduction with entomologist John Watts. Feed your sweetheart chocolate-covered bugs (no need to buy that heart-shaped truffle assortment box now), wine and champagne. Learn about the dance scorpions perform when mating (spoiler alert: a desired female tests the male’s strength). The exoskeleton crunching happens from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and Texas Discovery Garden at Fair Park is located at 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Tickets cost $25 individually or $40 per couple. For TDG members, tickets are discounted to $20 and $30, respectively. Register in advance at texasdiscoverygardens.org or call 214-428-7476.
Tue., Feb. 14, 6-8 p.m., 2012
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