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Don’t Touch Me! Seven Native Texas Bugs That Should Not Be Handled
March 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Here at the Cockrell Butterfly Center, we make every effort to inspire wonder and interest in the natural world — especially in the under-appreciated area of insects and their relatives. Butterflies are a great ambassador for the insect world since they tend to be admired by most people. Many other insects rouse feelings of fear […]

Strange Love: Copulation, Cannibalism And Display In The Bug World
February 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

Valentines Day is quickly approaching. Have you thought of what to get that special someone? What better way is there to woo the woman of your dreams other than say, giving her a small dead animal wrapped in silk? Ladies, are you really looking to snag a date for Valentines Day? Tell your man that you’ll […]

HMNS Happenings This Week
August 14, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Mark Your Calendars for these events happening at HMNS August 15 – August 21 NEW EXHIBIT OPENING! Gems of the Sea: The Guido T. Poppe Collection Opens August 19, 2016 World class. One of a kind. Never before seen. Made by mollusks. The Philippines consists of over 7,500 islands in Southeast Asia, totaling a land […]

Home Is Where The Heart Is
August 9, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

They say, “home is where the heart is”, and in my case that is true. However, home is also where you say things like, “Don’t kill that Black Widow. I need it…,” or “So………do you have any plans for that dead armadillo?” My parents live on a working ranch, complete with cows and buzzards, hay […]



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