Holly Travis, right, a faculty member in the biology department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, showed a Madagascar cockroach to Girl Scouts participating in camp on Wednesday at Blue Spruce Park near Ernest.

Scouts, from left, are Zoe Cooper, 7; Blair Mack, 7; Sophia Ferra, 6; and Brooke Hill, 6. The girls also got to see and touch various other insects and lizards.