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Nasties of nature - A presentation by Dr. Chris Andrews (RSPB)

Many were not prepared when Chris enlightened us on the darker side of Nature’s Nasties. They had expected the vagaries of the red ant or an argumentative wasp (these were covered later), not the gripping capabilities that a six foot Manta Ray eel has on a scuba diver, nor the disgusting table manners of the Star fish. The Star Fish eat shell fish by prising them slightly open. They then inject stomach acids before consuming the resulting soup through a straw in its mouth…. The RSPB covers the whole of the British Isles, so it is only representative that life forms within its coastal waters are included as well as those on land. Chris took us from the Blue shark to the Great Fen Spider which

After Show Meal

An After Show meal was held for some of those who helped with the show. A very pleasant time was had by all in good company with good food. Thanks again to everyone who put in so much effort to make the show the success it was.

Contact:

Venue - Talks & Plant Sale:

Glinton Village Hall

High Street

Glinton

Cambs 

PE6 7JP

Venue - Annual Open Show:

Arthur Mellows Village College

Helpston Road

Glinton

Cambs

PE6 7JX