There are certain things you can only find in certain places. And there are also certain things some of us are too afraid to do, no matter what. We found a place just like this in Toms River.

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So, how do you feel about bugs? If you don't like them, this might not be the place for you. But if your kids, grandchildren, nephews or nieces do, then a trip to Toms river should be on your agenda.

At this unique place, the kids don't just learn about all kinds of bugs, but they can get about as up close and personal as you could imagine.

We're talking about the really amazing Insectropolis on Route 9 in Toms River, and if you've never been there, you don't know what you and the kids are missing.

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Here are three things you and the kids can do at Insectropolis that you might never be able to do anywhere else.

Get Up Close To A Scorpion. In other parts of the country, they are common, but not around here, but at Insectropolis, you can get up close and personal to one.

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Pet a Millipede. This may not be on your bucket list, but the kids will love it. Go figure. but it is quite an experience.

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Yes, You Can Touch A Tarantula. They may be the subject of nightmares and science fiction movies, but yes they are as soft as an adorable kitten.

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This place is really awesome, and really unique. It's definitely a fun place for the whole family, so check it out soon. Insectropolis is located at 1761 Route 9 in Toms River, and they're open Friday and Saturday.

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