India’s first Insect Museum opened in Tamil Nadu
India’s first Insect Museum has been inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswamy at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in Coimbatore. The museum, established at a 6,691 sqft area, is fully dedicated to insects and claimed to be the first of its in the country. It would display insects preserved as specimens as also live ones depicting their different developmental stages, images, videos and models of their unique behaviour, habits and habitats. The uniqueness of the museum is visible in the lobby, which depicts the theme, “Bugs are kings” while the exhibiting area comprises seven radial walls (bay) on the right side and an undivided wall on the left side.