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Inside Iowa State
September 10, 1999

Bug fest kicks off lecture series

by Linda Charles
They're back! Those creepy crawly treats, the insect petting zoo and a feature film will be presented during the annual Insect Horror Film Festival, 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, in the Memorial Union South Ballroom.

This year's movie, A Bug's Life, starts at 7:15 p.m. with an introduction by ISU entomologist Joel Coats.

The Insect Petting Zoo will feature Mediterranean fruitflies, hissing cockroaches, giant millipedes, a butterfly tent and maggot therapy.

The treats this year will be Caramel Apple Bug Crunch, Napoleons with Mealworm Custard Filling and Popcorn Mealworm Munchies. (If you really want to know what's in these treats, check out the recipes online at:

The film festival is part of the ISU Lecture Series. All Lecture Series events are free. Following are some highlights of the fall season:

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