Movie Details

With each episode of the Bug City video series, children ages one through six are introduced to the diverse world of one-insect species or a group of related species. With the help of hand puppet Bugsy Seagull, Dr. Art Evans, director of the Insect Zoo for Los Angeles' Museum of Natural History, and film star Christina Ricci, the habits, diets, adaptations, and life cycles of humans' creepy-crawly neighbors are revealed in sharp detail. Employing the latest advances in microscopic photography, each episode magnifies the day-to-day lives of these amazing creatures, revealing secrets which would be difficult to learn otherwise. Also included are tips for safely handling insects and techniques for creating habitats for the various species examined. In Bug City: Spiders & Scorpions the series explores the immense variety of spiders and the means they have developed for surviving in their various environments. The program also follows the day-to-day life of the scorpion. ~ Sean Hurley, Rovi