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Creeping and crawling in the Cocoon

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Some of the world's rarest and most unusual creatures have moved in to a new purpose built home at the Natural History Museum, in London.

The Darwin Centre lets visitors enjoy not just the exotic specimens - but also watch the museum's scientists at work.

David Sillito got a special preview ahead of the official opening on 15 September.

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